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 […]

Focus on maternal and newborn health in Uganda

  The first national maternal and newborn health conference was held in Kampala, Uganda last week. The goal of this conference was to identify the key steps required to make progress towards Uganda’s maternal and newborn health targets and find solutions for the gap that exists between policy and quality implementation in the country. The […]

Upcoming seminar: Fertility under assault

Please join us for a  joint seminar of the Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group & the Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH) Centre Fertility under assault: Natality in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in a time of conflict Speaker: Prof. Meredeth Turshen,Rutgers University Date: Mon 6th July 2015 Time: 12:45-2:00 Venue: Room LG6, […]

MARCH Centre members publish two new papers

Members of the MARCH centre have been involved in two new papers which have been published in recent months in the Lancet Global Health and PLOS ONE. The first, by Maheu-Giroux et al, published in the Lancet Global Health, examines vaginal fistual across sub-Saharan Africa, and finds that while it is still too common. You […]

Integrating Maternal and Newborn Care: Strengthening the Continuum

Re-posted with kind permission from the Parternship for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health   Countries are taking forward the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health by strengthening maternal and newborn health programmes. To support and guide country actions, the Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) and the Strategies for Ending Preventable Maternal Morality (EPMM) working […]

Every Newborn Action Plan: Progress Report

Cross posted with kind permission from the Partnership for Maternal, Newbortn & Child Health   One year since the Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) was endorsed at the 67th World Health Assembly, 15 of 18 low-resource countries identified as having the highest newborn mortality rates have taken action to improve maternal and newborn care around […]

Medical Aid Films Women’s Healthcare Talk

Medical Aid Films invites you to an evening with Professor Lesley Regan, a pioneer in female healthcare research and sexual & reproductive health. Professor Regan is Chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Imperial College London (one of the first women in England to hold such a position) and Vice President of the […]

Kingston University- recruiting associate professor in midwifery

Kingston University, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education are recruiting an associate professor in midiwfery. “This role provides a new and exciting opportunity for an experienced midwife researcher to be instrumental in the School of Midwifery and Child Health’s long-term vision to develop its research profile on both a national and international scale. You […]

Maternal and Neonatal Health Beyond 2015- Call for Abstracts

A conference on maternal and neonatal health will be taking place in Rabat, Morocco will be taking place between 24 and 27 November 2015; the conference is being organised by The Institute of Tropical Medicine in partnership with the Moroccan École Nationale de Santé Publique (ENSP). The focus of the conference this year will be […]

Adolescent Health Research Unit in the Africa Centre- Now recruiting

LSHTM is working with the newly established Adolescent Health Research Unit at the Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. This unit will be a research training centre for PhD students and post-doctoral fellows focusing on epidemiology and interventions among young people in the Africa Centre’s demographic surveillance area. The Adolescent […]