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Second Annual Conference: Health in Conflict and Displacement

“Health in Conflict and Displacement”


Join us for our second Health Professionals for Global Health conference on 4th June 2024 at the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries in London for what will be a brilliant & interactive day with excellent speakers. It is co-organised with THET (Tropical Health Education Trust) who will lead discussions around ethical and equitable partnerships in conflict.


The theme of this year's conference will be 'Health in Conflict and Displacement' and we have a fabulous line-up of speakers:


Key Note: Dr Zahed Katurji - Doctor during the Aleppo siege, PhD Candidate on Medical Evacuations in Conflict at King's College London and Action For Sama 

Dr Bhargavi Rao of the Health and Humanitarian Crisis Centre in LSHTM and Advisor to MSF Netherlands

Dr Benjamin Black: O&G Consultant in the NHS and MSF advisor; author of the award winning book - Belly Woman: Birth, Blood and Ebola

Prof Delan Devakumar: Professor of Global Child Health at UCL & of the Lancet series on racism, xenophobia, discrimination and health

Prof Jane Hirst: Academic Obstetrician & Professor of Women's Global Health at Imperial College, London & Oxford University 

Dr Pippa Letchworh: O&G Consultant at Imperial NHS and volunteer with MSF, David Nott Foundation

Dr Mariam Sbaiti: Senior Teaching Fellow in Global Health at Imperial College, London

Dr Daniel Grace: GP and Medical Director for the Virtual Doctors Project 

Ms Louise McGrath & Dr Moses Wasswa Muliwira of THET (Tropical Health Education Trust)


When: 4th June 2024, 08:30 - 17:00

Where: The Apothecaries, Blackfriars, London.

How Much: £40

CPD: 5 points

Tickets available here!


Please note: 

This is an in-person only event, but we will endeavour to make recordings of talks available after the conference. 

The cost will include teas & coffees and lunch. 

We want this conference to be accessible to everyone, so please do get in touch with us if you are unable to cover the full price. 

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How to get there

Society of Apothecaries,

Apothecaries’ Hall

16 Black Friars Lane,




If using a taxi:  Taxi setting-down point is located at the junction of Black Friars Lane (off Queen Victoria Street) and Playhouse Yard. 


Nearest tubes and trains:  


·         St Pauls tube (central line) is a approx. 10 minute walk

·         Blackfriars tube (circle and district) and trains is approx. a 5 minute walk

·         City Thames-Link is approx. a 5 minute walk


Black Friars Lane:  We are on Black Friars Lane and almost directly opposite a restaurant called ‘The Glean Restaurant & Bar’.  If you’re coming from St Paul’s or City Thames Link, we will be on your left as you walk down Black Friars Lane and if you’re coming from Blackfriars tube / train station, the Blackfriar Pub is a nice landmark, so cross over to the pub, keep it on your left as you walk under the bridge on Queen Victoria Street, and you’ll see Black Friars Lane on your left – walk up Black Friars Lane and we will be on the right (the Glean will be on your left).


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