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Quality of Community Based Newborn Care in Ethiopia

Community Base Newborn Care (CBNC) Midterm Programme Evaluation Community-Based Newborn Care (CBNC) is an Ethiopian national initiative launched in March 2013 as a mean of bringing life-saving care to mothers and newborns at the community level within the Ethiopian health system. CBNC aims to improve newborn survival through the strengthening of Primary Health Care Units […]

How community groups can save newborn lives

Lessons learned from the Neonatal Knowledge into Practice (NeoKIP) trial in Vietnam Presentation by Professor Lars Åke Persson (LSHTM) and discussion with Dr. Audrey Prost (UCL) The setting is a trial in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam, where laywomen recruited from the Women’s Union facilitated monthly meetings over three years. This seminar will look at the effects, processes, contextual […]

Newborn Essential Solutions & Technologies (NEST): multi-country complex evaluation

Date: Tuesday 9 May 2017 Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar The MacArthur foundation launched a competition for a $100 million grant to fund a single proposal that promised ‘real and measureable progress in solving a critical problem of our […]

Simple treatment for severe bleeding could save lives of mothers around the world

New evidence suggests low-cost drug should become frontline response for major blood loss after childbirth   An inexpensive and widely available drug could save the lives of one in three mothers who would otherwise bleed to death after childbirth, according to a major study published in The Lancet. The global trial of 20,000 women found […]

MARCH Centre Student Careers Event

Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017 Time: 17:15 – 18:30 Location: John Snow Lecture Theatre A, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, WC1E 7HT   For students who are hoping to forge a career relating to maternal, reproductive, newborn, child and adolescent health. We have invited a wide range of speakers with extensive experience in […]

Research implementation planning workshop and next steps for Every Newborn metrics facility-based study

ENAP Metrics “ENAP Research Implementation Planning Workshop for Facility-based Observational Study in Bangladesh, Nepal and Tanzania” took place from 5th to the 8th of December in White Sands Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Background ENAP metrics* team and research partners are continuing work towards implementing the first step on the measurement improvement roadmap related to […]

Film Screening: The New Man

Date: Thursday 23 February 2017 Time: 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm  Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Chair: Professor Joy Lawn, Director of the MARCH Centre Join the MARCH Centre in marking the 1-year anniversary of the Lancet Series on Ending Preventable Stillbirths with the film screening of The New Man, directed by Josh Appignanesi and […]

Film screening: Myanmar Midwife

Date: Monday 27 February 2017 Time: 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm  Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Speaker: Carine Weiss Myanmar Midwife – an eye opening look at midwifery in rural Myanmar Every year, approximately one million women in Myanmar give birth; of these, more than 2,400 die from pregnancy […]

Innovations to improve maternal and newborn death surveillance to better respond to future Ebola outbreaks

Date: Tuesday 17 January 2017 Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Chair(s): Dr Sara L Nam, Global MDSR Action Network – Evidence for Action, Options Consultancy Services Ltd. Recently, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa hit the poorest hardest. […]

Reflections from a research stay at MARCH centre by Amanda Cleeve

By Amanda Cleeve, RNM, MSc, PhD-student Department of Women´s and Children’s Health, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden   This spring I did a research stay at MARCH centre over a period of 10 weeks. As a midwife and a PhD-student with global health education and interest, MARCH centre was an obvious choice for me. I find almost anything […]