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Staff at the Centre offer expert commentary on humanitarian crises.

Dr Balogun addresses students on tackling inequalities in global health

Photograph of Israel speaking on stage.

PhD student and Commonwealth Scholar Dr Israel Adekunle Balogun was invited to share his experience working in disability, development, peace and humanitarian nexus at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM): https://www.ucl.ac.uk/epidemiology-health-care/news/2023/nov/dr-balogun-addresses-students-tackling-inequalities-global-health

UCL collaboration with Brent Borough awarded funding to tackle health disparities

Prof Maria Kett is leading a UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funded multi-stakeholder coalition for inclusive health in Brent, London.

Photograph of UCL from a rooftop.

Read this blog from Community Researcher Sean Chou about his experience looking at health inequalities Brent: https://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/iehc/2023/10/04/working-as-a-community-researcher-on-the-brent-integrated-care-partnership/ 

Find out more: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/epidemiology-health-care/news/2023/jan/ucl-collaboration-brent-borough-awarded-funding-tackle-health-disparities

Global Health Lives podcast

Professor Nora Groce has teamed up with Dr Delan Devakumar, one of our colleagues from the UCL Institute of Global Health, to record the latest episode on the 'Global Health Lives' podcast. The podcast explores some of the most important issues in global health, from the perspective of the people working in it. Have a listen to it here! 

Humanitarianism – what does it mean today?

On World Humanitarian Day, Dr James Smith, Lecturer and Co-Director of UCL’s MSc in Humanitarian Policy & Practice reflects on the evolution of the humanitarian landscape and some of its inherent challenges.

Healthcare worker photograph holding an IV drip

Read the full piece here: https://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/iehc/2023/08/18/humanitarianism-what-does-it-mean-today/