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World Toilet Day: Dr James Balfour Kirk’s guide to excretion in the tropics

By Chris Olver To celebrate World Toilet Day we thought it would be appropriate to quickly highlight one of our archival manuscripts on sanitary care in the tropics. Written by Dr James Balfour-Kirk to his godson who was travelling through … Continue reading

Mapping the spread of cholera to aid the MSF response in Haiti

Our free exhibition, Cartographies of Life & Death, opened last week to mark the bicentenary of John Snow – an iconic figure in public health, the forefather of epidemiology, and the man who first proved cholera was water-borne by tracking an … Continue reading