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

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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

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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.

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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, … Continue reading

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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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