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  • Martin McKee awarded the Andrew Duncan Medal

    20th June 2017

    Martin McKee has been awarded the Dr Andrew Duncan lectureship and medal by Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. His keynote lecture was on recent changes to Europe’s political landscape, including Brexit, and their implications for health. Dr Andrew Duncan was a co founder of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and a former President of ...

  • Launch of the Lancet Series on Health in Humanitarian Crises

    15th May 2017

    Date: Friday 9 June 2017 Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Launch There are critical gaps in knowledge and practice in health sector responses in humanitarian crises. This event will launch a new Lancet series on Health in Humanitarian Crises. The Series aims to ...

  • Jam tomorrow? Prospects for the “just about managing”

    2nd May 2017

    In the 2017 Litchfield Lecture held in Oxford 0n 16 March 2017, Martin McKee explores the prospects for the ‘just about managing’ in Britain in light of Brexit. Lecture podcast is available online, introduced by Trish Greenhalgh, Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences, the University of Oxford.

  • Brexit White Paper – making Britain great again?

    8th February 2017

    Read Martin McKee’s article in the BMJ.

  • WRR Lecture 2016: ‘Living on the edge’

    18th January 2017

    Martin McKee’s keynote speech ‘Living on the edge: the growth of precariousness and why it matters for health’ took place at the Hague on 1 December 2016, is available to view online.  For more information please visit the WRR website.  

  • Brexit means Brexit

    8th September 2016

    Read Martin McKee’s blog in Health policy and Planning Debated

  • Symposium on conflict and health in Barcelona

    11th July 2016

    Bayard Roberts presented at a symposium in Barcelona on ‘Defining the protection of health in war zones’ organised by the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs and the Institute of Global Health. The symposium was introduced by Javier Solana, former NATO Secretary General, and Bayard opened the session with a presentation on Assessing the links between ...

  • Honorary doctorate for Martin McKee

    20th June 2016

    Martin McKee and Prof Bjegovic-Mikanovic awarded honorary doctorates in Athens at the ASPHER Celebration event in May 2016. Honorary Doctorates are given by the Greek National School of Public Health.