Author Archives: The John Snow Society

2020 John Nkengasong – Africa CDC: A New Public Health Order

A fascinating talk. The recording can now be found here

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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

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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2018 Broadsheet now available to read

This year’s Broadsheet is now available.

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2018 Pumphandle Lecture

The 2018 Pumphandle Lecture will be held at 17.30 on Thursday 6th September 2018 at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The Society is proud to annouce that Dr Joanne Liu, International President of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)/Doctors Without … Continue reading

The return of the pump

Many members will know that the replica pump which was placed by Westminster Council at the corner of Poland and Broadwick Streets in 1992, to commemorate our hero’s work, was removed in 2015 because of construction. The Society has worked … Continue reading

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Pump replica to be reinstalled on Broadwick Street

The John Snow pump has been reinstalled! A replica of the infamous John Snow pump has been reinstalled on Broadwick Street in Soho, and will be unveiled at the Broadwick Street (John Snow) Pump Unveiling, this Friday, 20th July at 8am. Rosalind Stanwell-Smith, Trustee of … Continue reading

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