Improving Health in Wartime

Improving Health in Wartime

Members of the Centre for History in Public Health  participated in the exhibition Improving Health in Wartime  held at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT organised by the School’s Library and Archives Services to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.

Talks included: Tues 29 July, 12:45-1:45pm.   Wartime Stories, Victoria Cranna, Claire Frankland, LSHTM Archives

This talk answered questions including – What happened when the School was bombed during the blitz? What were Sir Ronald Ross’ thoughts on being torpedoed in 1917?

Weds 6 Aug, 12:45-1:45pm – Pharmacy and the Great War, Stuart Anderson, Centre for History in Public Health, LSHTM

This talk explored the role of pharmacists during the First World War and the contribution to the war effort of the British pharmaceutical industry. A version of this talk is available free on-line

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