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6 month Internship Opportunity at Medical Research Council Unit in The Gambia at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

The BRIGHT (Brain Imaging for Global Health) Project is seeking an intern to join the team based in the Keneba Field Station of MRC Unit The Gambia at LSHTM. The BRIGHT project is a longitudinal cohort study assessing the brain development of a group of 200 infants in West Kiang, a rural region of The […]

Next Generation: Shaping the future of health research for women, children & young people

There are around 10 million preventable deaths each year for newborns, children, adolescents and women. Each death is a personal tragedy and a missed opportunity. This event will explore next generation research priorities that will have a significant impact on shaping the health of women, children and adolescents worldwide in the SDG era, based on […]

Evidence Aid publish new collection of evidence on he prevention and treatment of acute malnutrition in humanitarian crises and emergencies

Evidence Aid have recently launched a new collection of evidence on the prevention and treatment of acute malnutrition in emergencies and humanitarian crises. The collection contains free access to more than 30 systematic reviews, including a summary of the need for the collection and the gaps  have identified. The collection was prepared as part of a consortium and […]

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 […]

Job Vacancy: Research Assistant in early childhood development

Research Assistant in early childhood development (for EN-SMILING study) The Research Assistant will be engaged to work on a casual basis with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine’s MARCH team working on an early childhood development metrics study ‘EN-SMILING’ (Every Newborn – Simplified Measurement Integrating Longitudinal Neurodevelopment & Growth) in multi-country study in […]

Impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in The Gambia, unfinished business

Date: Thursday 15 June 2017 Time: 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm Venue: Rose Room -LG6, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Dr Grant Mackenzie, Clinical Epidemiologist, MRC Unit The Gambia Abstract: Pneumococcus has been the most common cause of childhood pneumonia and invasive bacterial disease. The introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine […]

Child development in the SDG era

Child development in the SDG era: what are the big implementation, measurement and research questions?   Date: Tuesday 30th May Time: 12:00 – 1:30pm (event); 1:30 – 2:30 (informal lunch) Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC 1E 7HT Type of event: Seminar and discussion panel, followed […]

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 […]

Nutrition Impact and Positive Practice Launch in London, United Kindgom

Date: May 2nd, 2017; 2-5pm Location: The Friends House (Elizabeth Fry 1 room), 173 – 177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ   In 2012, GOAL designed the Nutrition Impact and Positive Practice (NIPP) approach as a participatory and grass-roots based approach, directly tackling a package of the underlying behavioural causes of malnutrition, irrespective of its […]