Events

How community groups can save newborn lives

Lessons learned from the Neonatal Knowledge into Practice (NeoKIP) trial in Vietnam Presentation by Professor Lars Åke Persson (LSHTM) and discussion with Dr. Audrey Prost (UCL) The setting is a trial in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam, where laywomen recruited from the Women’s Union facilitated monthly meetings over three years. This seminar will look at the effects, processes, contextual […]

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 […]

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 […]

Quality of Community Based Newborn Care in Ethiopia

Community Base Newborn Care (CBNC) Midterm Programme Evaluation Community-Based Newborn Care (CBNC) is an Ethiopian national initiative launched in March 2013 as a mean of bringing life-saving care to mothers and newborns at the community level within the Ethiopian health system. CBNC aims to improve newborn survival through the strengthening of Primary Health Care Units […]