Past Events

2018 International Conference on Stillbirth, SIDS and Baby Survival

The International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death (ISPID), the International Stillbirth Alliance (ISA) and The Scottish Cot Death Trust (SCDT) invite you to the 2018 International Conference on Stillbirth, SIDS and Baby Survival.   The conference will take place in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, on 7th – 9th June 2018.  Baby survival […]

ALIMA (Alliance for International Medical Action) – Nutrition Innovation and Research

Date: Fri 25th May 1245-1400 Venue: Lucas Room, LG81 Speaker: Kevin P.Q. Phelan Kevin P.Q. Phelan, MSc, is the senior nutrition advisor for the Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA), and a member of ALIMA’s Operational and Medical Support Unit that develops and documents operational research and translates this research into improved practice. Before joining […]

Next Generation: Shaping the future of health research for women, children & young people

There are around 10 million preventable deaths each year for newborns, children, adolescents and women. Each death is a personal tragedy and a missed opportunity. This event will explore next generation research priorities that will have a significant impact on shaping the health of women, children and adolescents worldwide in the SDG era, based on […]

Who should care for women? Reflections on the private sector’s role in reproductive & maternal health care

Date: Monday 21 May 2018 Time: 9am – 5pm Location: Macmillan Hall Senate House Malet Street WC1E 7HU London United Kingdom The event is free to attend, but registration is required. To book your place, please visit The private sector is an important provider of maternal and reproductive healthcare in many low- and middle-income countries. Overall the private sector provides […]

Tracking aid to RMNCH: Lessons learned from 12 years of practice with Countdown to 2015/2030

Image: The Lancet Maternal Health Series (© Pieter ten Hoopen) Date: Wednesday 9th May 2018, Time: 5.20-8.00pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street Presentation and panel discussion, followed by drinks reception Since 2006, LSHTM has worked with Countdown to 2015/2030 to track global aid flows to reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH). The […]

SBA – How Useful An Indicator Is It In The SDG Era?

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR A FUTURE DATE. Date: Thursday 3rd May 2018 Room: LG24, LSHTM Time: 12.45 – 14.00 Speaker: Loveday Penn-Kekana (LSHTM) Ahead of International Day of the Midwife on 5th May, Loveday Penn-Kekana will be presenting on: SBA – How Useful An Indicator Is It In The SDG Era?    

From toxicology to planetary health: A talk by Professor Bruce Lanphear, followed by an Early Career Researcher showcase

In this lunchtime seminar, which is co-hosted by the Centre for Global Chronic Conditions and the MARCH Centre, Professor Bruce Lanphear (Simon Fraser University, Canada) will speak about his research on the impact of pollutants on human health, followed by speed talks from early career researchers working on topics of Planetary Health at LSHTM. Venue: […]

China’s One Child Policy: What is the public health legacy?

Date & Time: Tuesday 17th April, 12.45pm Venue: Jerry Morris B, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, WC1H 9SH Speaker: Zou Yuliang After nearly forty years of reform and opening-up, great changes have taken place in the lives of people living in China and in the position of China within the world. Coincident with the start of […]

Embracing Uncertainty: Evaluation of a Human Centered-Designed Programme for Adolescent Health

Date: Tuesday, 30th January 2018 Time: 12:45pm – 1:45pm Venue: LG9, Keppel Street Speaker: Aoife Doyle Aoife Doyle is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at LSHTM and MARCH Centre member whose research focuses on sexual and reproductive health and the evaluation of interventions for young people. In this seminar she will present the design of the outcome evaluation of the Adolescent […]

Sepsis prevention in neonates in Zambia: impact of an infection prevention bundle on nosocomial bacteremia

Date: Thu 25 Jan 2018 Room: John Snow Lecture Theatre Time: 12.45 – 14.00 Speaker: Professor Davidson Hamer MD, FACP, FIDSA Institution: Professor of Global Health and Medicine at the Boston University School of Public Health and School of Medicine, and Adjunct Professor of Nutrition at the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and […]