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Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference

The Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference is being held in Mexico City from 18-21 October 2015. The School will be present at the conference, with a number of sessions and presentations from on the 19th, 20th and 21st October. Read this specially prepared leaflet to see where the School’s staff will be presenting their work. […]

Introducing HAYA (Healthy Adolescents & Young Adults) Research Unit

The HAYA Research Unit, is a partnership between MARCH Centre at the School and the Africa Centre For Population Health in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. This unit has been set up thanks to an investment by ViiV Positive Action and will be sited within the Africa Centre, which is supported by the Wellcome Trust. HAYA’s focus […]

FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics – a Blog from Vancouver

Claudia Hanson, an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and epidemiologist working at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institutet is attending the XXI FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics in Vancouver, Canada this week. In this blog post, she tells us that she’s witnessing a great enthusiasm for improving the health of […]

Research and Innovation for Maternal & Newborn Health- Conference registration now open

Information from http://ec.europa.eu/research/conferences/2015/mnh/index.cfm On 8 December 2015 the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation will hold a conference to assess the actions taken under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and to discuss the role that research and innovation can play in the field of maternal and newborn health under the new Sustainable Development Goals […]

Podcast- What do the SDGs mean for women, children and adolescents?

Professor Joy Lawn, MARCH centre director, has recorded a podcast to coincide with the UN Sustainable Development Summit and the launch of the MARCH centre’s new free online course on improving the health of women, children and adolescents. In the podcast, Professor Lawn looks at how the MDGs have impacted on the health, and how […]

Ten new scholarships available for Master’s degrees at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), together with its partner Chevening, and the Open Society Foundation (OSF) are delighted to announce 10 exciting new scholarships to study a one-year Master’s degree in London starting September 2016. These scholarships are open to MSc applicants from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, […]

Every Mother, Every Newborn – Supplement launch

Date: Friday 11 September 2015 Time: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre B, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Reductions in child mortality during the millennium development goal era have been remarkable, yet 6 million deaths occur around birth annually. Achieving the goals of the Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) […]

Ten new scholarships available for Master’s degrees at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), together with its partner Chevening, and the Open Society Foundation (OSF) are delighted to announce 10 exciting new scholarships to study a one-year Master’s degree in London starting September 2016. These scholarships are open to MSc applicants from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, […]

New paper on adolescent health- Factors associated with self-reported adherence among adolescents on antiretroviral therapy in Zimbabwe

A recent paper publshed in AIDS Care focuses on adherence to antiretroviral therapy among adolescents in Zimbabwe. We know that across the life course adolescents are at the highest risk of non-adherence. Given the necessity of adhering to ant-retroviral treatment in order to avoid virological failure, the risks to young people in not taking their […]

MARCH Birth theme – July peer reviewed literature

The MARCH centre aims to create a platform for communication and dissemination of research in order to foster collaboration, innovation and technical excellence. To this end, our colleagues at the IDEAS project have put together a list of recently published papers with a focus on maternal and newborn health to highlight some of the key […]