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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 […]

List of Potential Student Summer Projects and Ideas for 2018

At the MARCH Annual Student Christmas Event in December 2017, the Centre released a list of potential student summer projects and ideas related to each MARCH Theme, which can be found here: http://bit.ly/MARCHProjects. The list has some great ideas & contacts for students, and will be updated throughout 2018 by academic staff.

Master Trainer Course: Helping Babies Breathe

The American Academy of Pediatrics, in collaboration with the Bristol Medical Simulation Centre, is holding a Master Trainer course for Helping Babies Breathe 2nd Edition. It will take place on the 5th-6th February 2018 at the Bristol Medical Simulation Centre. Helping Babies Breathe is an evidence-based educational programme to teach neonatal resuscitation techniques to all […]

FREE ONLINE COURSE The Lancet Maternal Health Series: Global Research and Evidence

Starts 23 October 2017 REGISTER NOW: bit.ly/FLmaternalhealth Over three weeks this free online course explores the state of maternal health globally, based on The Lancet Maternal Health Series. You will review the latest evidence from experts, and learn what is needed to ensure good-quality, woman-centred maternal healthcare for all. The Lancet Maternal Health Series: Global […]

MARCH Centre Director, Professor Joy Lawn, in shortlisted project for $100 million grant

NEST (Newborn Essential Technologies and Solutions), a collaboration of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine with Rice University and  other partners, is one of four finalists for the MacArthur Foundation’s first 100&Change grant. MacArthur launched 100&Change to award $100 million for a single proposal that will make measurable progress toward solving a significant […]

WSC Spotlight: Maternal and Neonatal Sepsis – A Free Online Congress by WHO and GSA

The Global Sepsis Alliance and the World Health Organization have joined forces to host the WSC Spotlight: Maternal and Neonatal Sepsis on September 12th, 2017. The WSC Spotlight is a free online congress in which 25 renowned experts from all around the world will give presentations on all aspects of maternal and neonatal sepsis, as […]