1st MARCH Centre Retreat
by Dr Jessica Nakiyingi-Miiro, LSHTM Alumni Scholarship
On March 31st & April 1st I attended the first MARCH (Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive & Child Health) Centre retreat held at Downing College, Cambridge. The retreat was attended by 75 people from all 3 faculties of the LSHTM…
As the end of the Millennium Development Goals in 2015 draws near, it is critical that the maternal health community come together to ensure that maternal health remains on the international agenda.
This month, the Maternal Health Task Force (MTHF) will host two webinars to advance discussion on targets and…
This is a cross-post from IDEAS and Impatient Optimists
7 March 2014
Authors: Agnes Becker, Krystyna Makowiecka, Tanya Marchant.
Melinda and I are disgusted by the fact that more than six million children died last year. But we are motivated by the fact that this number is the lowest…
This is a cross post from IDEAS
11 February 2014
Maternal and neonatal healthcare is going to remain a central focus on the developmental agenda for low- and middle-income countries, but public health professionals need to focus more on quality, equity and respect for healthcare users. And women’s…
This is a cross post from IDEAS.
10 February 2014
Screenshot from the Sure Start data sharing website
Author: John Ballenot, Communications Officer, PATH
The increasing availability of open data promises to transform global health and development. A data-sharing website established by PATH’s Sure Start project in India…