Famine: what’s in a name?

May 16th 2024
  9:30 am
  In person or remote

This annual conference showcases medical research from fragile and conflict-affected settings. The event brings together researchers, innovators, and advocates in humanitarian global health for a day of presentations and debates.

This year, the Keynote Speech Famine: what’s in a name?’ will be delivered by Alex de Waal, Executive Director of the World Peace Foundation, Tufts University.

A panel discussion entitled Mortality estimates: more than just counting deaths?will be led by Leslie Roberts, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.

Importantly, this year, it is 40 years since the famine in Ethiopia, 30 years since the genocide in Rwanda, and 10 years since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, all of which were critical events that shaped MSF’s operations.

Access the full agenda  that includes the late-breaking abstract Crisis in Gaza: scenario-based health impact projections (LSHTM).

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