Past Events

MARCH MSc Student Christmas Event

The MARCH Centre is once again hosting our annual MSc Student Christmas Event! We will be introducing our academic leadership, announcing our appointed student liaisons and distributing potential summer project ideas during the event. The event will be followed by a reception where students will have an opportunity to discuss summer project ideas and their […]

Integrating Treatment of Acute Malnutrition in the Community

Hosted by LSHTM MARCH Centre and LSHTM Nutrition Group Date: Tuesday 13 December 2016 Time: 5:45 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Lecture Registration here In recent years the treatment of acute malnutrition has progressed from an inpatient model in a few countries, to a […]

Implausible and improbable? Efforts to improve child survival in low-income settings

in the series Inaugural Lectures Date: Thursday 8 December 2016 Time: 5:15 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Inaugural Lecture Speaker(s): Joanna Schellenberg, Professor of Epidemiology & International Health, MARCH B Theme Lead Followed by a drinks reception in the South Courtyard Café The lecture […]

Celebrate World Prematurity Day with MARCH Centre

World Prematurity Day is a key moment to focus global attention on the leading cause of child deaths under age 5 – complications from preterm birth – which account for over 1 million deaths each year (UNICEF). Without a major push to reduce these deaths, we will not reach the Global Goals, endorsed by 193 […]

Centre for Evaluation Retreat 2016

Centre for Evaluation Retreat 2016 Improving global health practice through evaluation Thursday 10th November We encourage you to register soon as spaces are filling up! Register at If you are unable to cover the registration cost from grant or department funding,  please email   The 2016 LSHTM Centre for Evaluation Retreat will be […]

Severe Acute Malnutrition: Successes and Challenges

Date: Thursday 3 November 2016 Time: 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm Venue: John Snow  Lecture Theatre B, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Lecture Speaker(s): Professor André Briend Professor André Briend is adjunct professor for the Center for Child Health Research with the University of Tampere School of Medicine and Tampere University […]

Every woman, every newborn, everywhere: London Launch of The Lancet Maternal Health Series

“Every woman, every newborn, everywhere has the right to good quality care.” This is the guiding message of the 2016 Lancet Maternal Health Series—the first such series in a decade of change. The Series shines a light on the causes, trends, and prospects for maternal health in the current era of rapid demographic, epidemiological, and […]

Improving quality of care for mothers and newborns with the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist: implementation experience from BetterBirth

UPDATE: Slides and Presentation by Katherine Semrau from this event available via Panopto HERE Speaker: Katherine Semrau Date: Thursday, 6 October Time: 5pm Venue: John Snow A   Katherine Semrau, PhD, MPH, leads the BetterBirth Program and associated trial investigating the impact of the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist and associated peer-coaching program on maternal and […]

Global Launch: Lancet Maternal Health Series | 18 September

The Lancet Maternal Health series global launch is being held in New York on the 18 September. PLEASE REGISTER YOUR ATTENDANCE HERE: For those who cannot attend the event will be live tweeted and can be followed using  #MaternalHealthNow The London launch will be held on 11 October at LSHTM – more details to […]

The Zika babies – what do we know and what should be done?

Part of the International Centre for Evidence in Disability Seminar Series, in partnership with the MARCH Centre:    “The Zika babies – what do we know and what should be done?” Date: Tuesday – July 26th, 2016 Time: 5.30pm – 7.00pm Venue: LG6/7, Rose room, Keppel Street Building, LSHTM The seminar will be followed by […]