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Several new MARCH related job opportunities for Research Fellows and Assistant Professor

Several new MARCH related vacancies have recently opened: Research Fellow in Health Economics The Maternal and Newborn Group within the Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, linked to the MARCH Centre at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow in Health Economics. The post holder will be responsible […]

Job Vacancy: Assistant Professor in Epidemiology and/or Economics of Maternal and Newborn Health

The Maternal and Newborn Group within the Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, linked to the MARCH Centre at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor. As Assistant Professor, the postholder will be responsible for developing an international research portfolio towards a comprehensive value proposition for […]

Who is caring for the newborn? Join the CHIFA discussion 19th February to 30th March 2018

CHIFA Thematic Discussion: Who is caring for the newborn? When: 19th February to 30th March 2018 How do I join? Join CHIFA for free here  Who will step up during the next decade to implement and integrate life-saving interventions and services for newborns? Decision-making leading to the implementation of newborn health services and interventions within broader health programmes requires […]

2018 International Conference on Stillbirth, SIDS and Baby Survival

The International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death (ISPID), the International Stillbirth Alliance (ISA) and The Scottish Cot Death Trust (SCDT) invite you to the 2018 International Conference on Stillbirth, SIDS and Baby Survival.   The conference will take place in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, on 7th – 9th June 2018.  Baby survival […]

Sepsis prevention in neonates in Zambia: impact of an infection prevention bundle on nosocomial bacteremia

Date: Thu 25 Jan 2018 Room: John Snow Lecture Theatre Time: 12.45 – 14.00 Speaker: Professor Davidson Hamer MD, FACP, FIDSA Institution: Professor of Global Health and Medicine at the Boston University School of Public Health and School of Medicine, and Adjunct Professor of Nutrition at the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and […]

Research Symposium: 2017 Family Planning Summit Side Event

Bridging the gap to FP2020:  Evidence to accelerate progress towards meeting the need for family planning   Date: Monday 10 July 2017 Time: 12pm – 5pm Location: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street London, WC1N 1EH   To coincide with the 2017 Family Planning Summit, the London School […]

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 […]