28th September5:30 pm London time Please note that you can join this event in person in the John Snow lecture theatre or you can watch the live broadcast. More information is available on the LSHTM webpage.
Author archives: The John Snow Society
2021 Broadsheet now available to read
We had to wait a year, but the 2021 broadsheet is now available and as always packed with stories from around the world about John Snow and the society. Enjoy the read https://johnsnowsociety.org/files/2021/08/Broad-Sheet-2021-final.pdf
2021 Tony Fauci – COVID-19: Lessons Learned and Remaining Challenges
The John Snow Society Annual Pumphandle Lecture was given by Dr Anthony Fauci, Director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). The recording can be found here
The history of discovery of Vibrio cholerae
“The Greatest Missed Microscopical Opportunity?” by Paul Bingham was recently published by the Postal Microscopical Society. It is an excellent account of the discovery of Vibrio cholerae including the works of John Snow.
2020 John Nkengasong – Africa CDC: A New Public Health Order
The 28th annual Pumphandle Lecture was delivered on Thursday 10th September 2020, by Dr John Nkengasong, founding Director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the lecture was delivered remotely, from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to a worldwide audience of more than 300 Society members and guests. The Speaker …
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2020 Broadsheet now available
We had to wait a year, but the 2020 broadsheet is now available and as always packed with stories from around the world about John Snow and the society. Enjoy the read
2020 Pumphandle lecture
Our biggest event of the year is coming up. We are excited to let you know that this year’s pumphandle lecture will be given John Nkengasong on 10th September 3pm UK time!The lecture will be held remotely – please register here.
2019 Eliza Manningham-Buller – Promoting Medical Science in an Age of Scepticism
PUMPHANDLE LECTURE-PROMOTING MEDICAL SCIENCE IN AN AGE OF SCEPTICISM4th September 2019 Transcript: When I was asked to give the Reith Lectures in 2011 (I no longer usually mention alongsideAung San Suu Kyi), I was flattered and accepted at once. There following months ofscribbling and scratching out, of trying to avoid platitudes and clichés and to …
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2019 Pumphandle Lecture & Broadsheet
As announced today in the 2019 Broadsheet, the 2019 Pumphandle Lecture will be held at 17.30 on Wednesday 4th September 2019 at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The lecture will be given by Eliza Manningham-Buller, Chair of The Wellcome Trust and Co-President of Chatham House, and ex-Director General of MI5. She will …
2018 Dr Joanne Liu – The Cost of Fear: Humanitarian Crises in the Age of Anxiety
Listen to the audio recording The 26th Annual Pumphandle Lecture was delivered on Thursday 6thth September 2018, by Dr Joanne Liu, International President of Médecins Sans Frontiers / Doctors without Borders. Dr Liu’s presentation described, and then drew lessons from, three recent health crises in which MSF has been prominently involved, and which have captured …
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