London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Keppel Street
Greater London




020 7636 8636

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The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health.

The School is putting on display material from the School's Archives to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. The exhibition will show how tropical medicine and public health professionals have worked to improve health in areas of conflict since the First World War, during the Second World War and in current conflicts.

Venue Type:

Association or society

Opening hours

The Improving Health in Wartime exhibition is open between 10am and 4pm on weekdays, 28th July to 8th August.

Admission charges

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Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Army Camp, Itea, Greece in 1917

Improving Health in Wartime Exhibition

  • 28 July — 10 October 2014 *on now

Selected from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine's archives and from current staff’s work, you will find out what happened when the School was bombed during the blitz, how Sir Ronald Ross survived a torpedo attack in 1917, how being a nutritionist helped staff member Dr Dean Smith survive a Japanese Internment Camp in the Second World War, why we have the war medals of Thomas Spence Dunn and how School staff have worked with people affected by the recent conflicts in the Balkans and Sudan.

Suitable for

  • Any age