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Wedgwood School Christmas Lecture for Young People

The annual schools Christmas lecture took place on Wednesdsay 6th December 2023.  Aimed at 15 to 18 year olds, over 350 young people from schools within the NorthWest attended, what is always a very popular and engaging meeting.

This talk was a dialogue between Professor Tony Redmond, a leading British humanitarian with 40 years of field experience and expertise, the author of many articles and whose autobiography, Frontline: Saving Lives in War, Disaster and Disease is a major contribution to our understanding of the recent past of British and international humanitarian aid and Professor Bertrand Taithe, a historian of humanitarian medicine with an ongoing Wellcome project on the history of humanitarian medicine and a member of the scientific advisory board of MSF think tank CRASH. 

“Humanitarian Medicine: What is it? Where does it come from? Why do we need it? - A dialogue on the past, present and future of humanitarian medicine.”

The lecture was recorded and is available to view in the Members Area of the website.

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