In Partnership With:

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF)

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is an independent international humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency medical aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural and man-made disasters or exclusion from health care in more than 70 countries. MSF is a member-based, non-profit organisation made up of tens of thousands of health professionals, logistic and administrative staff – most of whom are hired locally. MSF’s actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of impartiality, independence and neutrality. In addition to providing life-saving emergency medical care, MSF acts as a witness and will speak out about the plight of populations in danger for whom it works.

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Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) was founded in 1898, becoming the first institution in the world dedicated to research and teaching in tropical medicine. We work across the world, often in very difficult circumstances, to fulfil our mission of reducing the burden of sickness and mortality in disease endemic countries. As a teaching institution, we attract more than 600 students from 68 countries, from PhD research and Master’s programmes to a range of professional courses. LSTM education courses are taught within a dynamic environment by staff working at the cutting-edge of research in global health and tropical medicine. LSTM’s consultancy services help to improve health systems worldwide.

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The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, University of Manchester

The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI), based within the University of Manchester, is a leading global centre for the study of humanitarianism and conflict response, global health, international disaster management and peacebuilding. Our work is driven by a desire to inform and support policy and decision makers, to optimise collaborations between partner organisations, and to foster increased understanding and debate within the field. HCRI is a ground-breaking centre bringing together the disciplines of medicine and the humanities to achieve these goals, HCRI aims to facilitate improvements in crisis response on a global scale, while providing a centre of excellence for practitioners in emergencies and conflicts.

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