Past Events

How can we stop women bleeding to death in childbirth? WOMAN Trial panel event and Blood Clock launch

Location: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT Time and date: 17.30 – 20.00 on Thursday 9 November 2017   Please join us for this special event hosted by the WOMAN Trial and the School’s MARCH Centre for Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive & Child Health. The evening will address the leading single cause of maternal deaths […]

Content & costs of community maternal-newborn care: Health Policy and Planning Series launch of multi-country economic analyses

Date: Tue 3 Oct 2017 Time: 17.15-18.45pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street   To reach universal health coverage with care at birth and prevent 300,000 maternal deaths and 5.3 million neonatal deaths and stillbirths, an important strategy is to provide home care during pregnancy and postnatally, as well as effective care at birth […]

Research Symposium: 2017 Family Planning Summit Side Event

Bridging the gap to FP2020:  Evidence to accelerate progress towards meeting the need for family planning   Date: Monday 10 July 2017 Time: 12pm – 5pm Location: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street London, WC1N 1EH   To coincide with the 2017 Family Planning Summit, the London School […]

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 […]

Adolescents and young people living with a disability or chronic condition – sharing research experiences

Date: Tuesday 27 June 2017 Time: 13:00 – 16:45 Venue: LG24, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT This will be a workshop for sharing experiences; it will look at methodological approaches as well as thematic issues. Please let us know if you would be happy to offer a speed talk (5 mins) on this topic/related. Agenda: 1:00 – […]

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 […]