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Biomedical Technologies

In this article, Muhammad H. Zaman, Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and International Health at Boston University discusses the types of biomedical engineering solutions that may be needed …

Ending remarks for the course

We hope you have enjoyed the course as much as we did! In this final week we learned about the ways in which the humanitarian sector will have to adapt …

Next steps

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health, with over 4000 students and more than 1000 …

Course acknowledgements

Many thanks from the course team! Lead Educators: Karl Blanchet, Jennifer Palmer, and Bayard Roberts Course initiation and content design: Karl Blanchet, Joanna Stroud, and Adrienne Testa Course production: Karl …

Innovation in action

A desire to tackle new healthcare challenges in novel and context-specific ways is essential to the advancement of humanitarian aid, but what innovative methods are currently in development or already …

E-health for Mental Health

What technologies exist to support health interventions for individual users? In this step Dr. Arlinda Cerga-Pashoja discusses the use of e-Health tools to improve the mental health of refugees and …

Building humanitarian capacity

In this step Markus Forsberg, of Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP), discusses capacity building, or the ways in which individuals, organisations, and even whole societies develop and maintain …

What is a humanitarian innovation?

Why does the humanitarian system need innovation, and who are the key actors involved in development of fresh approaches to new and existing problems? The processes and tools developed for …

The role of the private sector in humanitarianism

How has the role of the private sector in humanitarian crises changed over time? Here, Randolph Kent explores the involvement of the private sector in humanitarian interventions, using examples from …

Trends in conflict and natural disasters

In order to best respond to current and future humanitarian crises, it is essential that that humanitarian actors have an appreciation of the emerging and established trends in conflict and …
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