Past Events

Family Planning and Reproductive Health Services in LMIC

Date/Time: Thursday 26th July 12.30 – 14.00 Venue: John Snow A Speakers: Mardieh Dennis, Emma Radovich and Kathryn Church Summary As countries make significant progress towards improving access to family planning services, there remains a substantial unmet need for modern contraceptive methods in developing regions. In this MARCH seminar, we will hear from three speakers on projects, challenges and […]

Intimate Interventions in Global Health

The MARCH Centre is delighted to invite you to the following seminar, in which Rachel Sullivan Robinson, Associate Professor at the American University, will present on her recently published book: Intimate Interventions in Global Health Date: Monday 2nd July 2018 Time: 9.30 – 11am Location: LG24, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT When addressing the factors shaping HIV […]

Modifying the school environment to promote health and wellbeing

Date: Wednesday, 20 June 2018 Time: 11.00-12.30 Venue: Jerry Morris B, Tavistock Place Speakers: Chris Bonell, Karen Devries, Sachin Shinde Moderator: Helen Weiss   Behavioural interventions to improve health frequently use schools as a delivery platform and there is an increasing interest in and understanding of how the school environment itself can promote health and […]

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 bit.ly/METlondon 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: […]