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We know climate change will impact food supplies: but what are the implications for those who produce it?

Child stunting and climate change: it’s about more than food Despite decades of attention and action, and notwithstanding significant progress in some places, almost a quarter of children aged under ...
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Farai Mubaiwa

Alumni Spotlight: Farai Mubaiwa

This month's Alumni Spotlight focuses on Farai Mubaiwa who graduated from King's College London's Department of International Development with an MSc in International Development. Farai co-founded Africa Matters, a youth-led organisation ...
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AMR Comic

Anyone Can Be A Superhero: Creating a Comic book on Antimicrobial Resistance with Students in India

A superhero comic book which educates students about antimicrobial resistance (AMR)? Researchers Sara Dada and Kiron Jones reflect on their project and the challenges of field research in India.   ...
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A makeshift refugee camp in Greece

What Does It Mean to Be a Humanitarian? Reflections from my Work in Greek Refugee Camps

What does it mean to be a humanitarian? King's College London Department of International Development alumnus, Zihan Jin, reflects on his work in Greek refugee camps and how it inspired ...
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Five Things You May Have Missed in International Development This Month

Had a busy month and feel like you lost touch on what's happening in international development?  Not to worry, we’ve got you covered. The Venezuelan Refugee Crisis - More than ...
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Volunteering – so much more than Charity

In honour of the International Day of Charity on 5th September, we interviewed King's student, Erika Hvistendahl, to learn more about her volunteering experiences, and how they have helped her break ...
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Equity in Disease Transmission Modelling

The overarching principle of the Sustainable Development Goals is to leave no one behind. This applies especially to health-- a fundamental right underpinning this agenda for change. Maximising health benefits ...
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Iris Hofmann

Interview with LIDC Centre Manager, Iris Hofmann

Last week, we were thrilled to interview LIDC's new Centre Manager, Iris Hofmann, who began her role in July. Iris discussed her previous academic research, professional experience in the private ...
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drug-resistant tuberculosis

A Breath of Fresh Air: Tackling drug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa

Tuberculosis is often thought to be a relic of the past. Many people are surprised to learn Mycobacterium tuberculosis is one of the top ten causes of death worldwide. It ...
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aid workers

World Humanitarian Day: it’s time to break the silence on aid worker mental health

In 2017, nearly 140 aid and humanitarian workers were killed while helping those in need. This figure is up 30% from 2016, reflecting the heightened intensity and severity of violent ...
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