Past Events

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

MARCH Centre Student Careers Event

Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017 Time: 17:15 – 18:30 Location: John Snow Lecture Theatre A, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, WC1E 7HT   For students who are hoping to forge a career relating to maternal, reproductive, newborn, child and adolescent health. We have invited a wide range of speakers with extensive experience in […]

Newborn Essential Solutions & Technologies (NEST): multi-country complex evaluation

Date: Tuesday 9 May 2017 Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar The MacArthur foundation launched a competition for a $100 million grant to fund a single proposal that promised ‘real and measureable progress in solving a critical problem of our […]

Nutrition Impact and Positive Practice Launch in London, United Kindgom

Date: May 2nd, 2017; 2-5pm Location: The Friends House (Elizabeth Fry 1 room), 173 – 177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ   In 2012, GOAL designed the Nutrition Impact and Positive Practice (NIPP) approach as a participatory and grass-roots based approach, directly tackling a package of the underlying behavioural causes of malnutrition, irrespective of its […]

Jackson: A film Screening on Abortion Access in the United States

Date: Thursday 27 April 2017 Time: 5:15 pm – 7.00 pm Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Film Join the MARCH Centre for a film screening of Jackson, which explores the complexity behind abortion access in the United States. Abortion remains legal in the United States but anti-abortion efforts have succeeded […]

Applying Maternal Death Surveillance and Response in Crises Settings

Date: Thursday 23 March 2017 Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Please click here to register. Overview: Mothers and their babies face greater risks to their survival during humanitarian crises. However, there is a dearth of evidence about how best […]

Safetxt: Designing a safer sex intervention delivered by text message for young people in the UK diagnosed with Chlamydia or Gonorrhoea

The importance of the development phase of health and health care interventions is increasingly recognised. A series of seminars on intervention development have been organised as forum within LSHTM for sharing intervention development methodologies, expertise, experiences and challenges.   Safetxt: Designing a safer sex intervention delivered by text message for young people in the UK diagnosed with Chlamydia or Gonorrhoea  Speaker: Caroline Free Date: Monday 13th March Time: 12.45-2pm Venue: LG7, […]

Film screening: Myanmar Midwife

Date: Monday 27 February 2017 Time: 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm  Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Speaker: Carine Weiss Myanmar Midwife – an eye opening look at midwifery in rural Myanmar Every year, approximately one million women in Myanmar give birth; of these, more than 2,400 die from pregnancy […]