Centre for History in Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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Centre for History in Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

The Centre for History in Public Health (CHiPH) is an academic research center located within the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). The Centre focuses on the historical study of public health, health services, and health policy. It aims to provide a historical perspective on contemporary health issues and to promote the use of historical methods in public health research.

History[edit | edit source]

The Centre for History in Public Health was established in 2003. It was founded to build on the existing strengths of the LSHTM in the history of public health and to create a dedicated space for historical research and teaching within the institution. The Centre has since become a leading hub for historical research on public health, attracting scholars from around the world.

Research[edit | edit source]

The research conducted at the Centre covers a wide range of topics related to the history of public health. Key areas of research include:

  • The history of infectious diseases and epidemics
  • The development of public health policies and practices
  • The history of health services and health care systems
  • The role of international organizations in public health
  • The social and cultural history of health and illness

Teaching[edit | edit source]

The Centre for History in Public Health offers a variety of teaching programs, including:

  • MSc in Public Health
  • PhD programs
  • Short courses and workshops on historical methods in public health

Collaborations and Partnerships[edit | edit source]

The Centre collaborates with a range of national and international partners, including:

Publications and Resources[edit | edit source]

The Centre produces a wide range of publications, including books, journal articles, and reports. It also maintains a collection of historical resources, such as archives and databases, which are available to researchers and the public.

Events[edit | edit source]

The Centre regularly hosts events such as seminars, conferences, and public lectures. These events provide a platform for scholars to present their research and engage with the public on historical issues related to public health.

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