LEAP Programme Launch - Panel discussion

Event 5 Mar 2019

In celebration of the LEAP programme opening, we would like to invite you to join us at a panel discussion event on Wednesday 27th March at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

The LEAP Master’s Programme in Humanitarian Practice is a bespoke higher education programme designed for humanitarians from around the world. It is delivered jointly by the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and the University of Manchester’s Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) in partnership with international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF).

The panel will discuss: The humanitarian professional at a crossroads: combining experience and knowledge in humanitarian practice

Chair: Vickie Hawkins, Executive Director of MSF UK

Confirmed panellists:
Thierry Allafort, MSF OCP Director General
Dr Kiran Jobanputra, Head of Manson Unit, MSF UK
Mary Lyons, Senior Lecturer in Public Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Professor Bertrand Taithe, HCRI Executive Director, University of Manchester

Spaces are limited so please RSVP by emailing events@lstmed.ac.uk with your name and organisation/affiliation.


The panel discussion will begin promptly at 18:00 and arrivals will begin at 17:30. The event will be recorded and available to watch via livestream.