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6 million deaths at birth: where, why and how to have happier birth days – Video available now

The Academy of Medical Sciences recently published the video of Professor Lawn giving her presentation on ‘6 million deaths at birth: where, why and how to have happier birth days’ as part of the Academy of Medical Sciences New Fellow’s Admissions Day 2016, held on 29 June. Professors Joy Lawn and Professor Liam Smeeth were among […]

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 […]

Keen to get back into research? Apply for our career re-entry fellowship!

The Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive and Child Health (MARCH) Centre is awarding one career re-entry fellowship to a member of staff returning to academia following a period of absence. The fellowship, worth £30,000, will act as bridge funding to those returning to the School following a period of absence for reasons such as maternity leave, caring […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Job Vacancy: Assistant Professor in Vaccine Burden

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 post holder will be responsible for developing an international research portfolio towards a comprehensive value proposition for the development and […]

LSHTM Short Course: Epidemiological Evaluation of Vaccines

LSHTM is offering a short course in the Epidemiological Evaluation of Vaccines: Efficacy, Safety and Policy. The course will take place between 2nd and 13th July 2018. In November 2017 Professor Joy Lawn, Director of the MARCH Centre was co-lead author of 11 papers published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases which highlighted the impact […]