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Life course, An epidemiological lens

Only one week to go until the first seminar in the MARCH Centre Life Course seminar series and we are looking forward to talks by Prof Cesar Victor and Prof Diana Kuh! Cesar Victora is Emeritus Professor of Epidemiology at the Federal University of Pelotas in Brazil, where he has worked since 1977. He also […]

Our Contribution to Bill and Melinda Gates’ Big Bet

The text below is taken from the  IDEAS project blog, responding to Bill and Melinda Gates’ annual letter. You can read it in full and see more of their blog here.   “The more global citizens there are, and the more active they are, the more progress the world will make.”Gates Annual Letter 2015 The […]

Apply now for Women Deliver Young Leaders Program and 2016 Conference Youth Scholarships

The application process for the Young Leaders Program – as well as youth scholarships to attend the Women Deliver 2016 Conference – is now open!

Upcoming reproductive health seminars announced

The MARCH Centre is delighted to announce that Marge Berer from the journal Reproductive Health Matters will be delivering two seminars at LSHTM this term. The first of which is: The politics of family planning programmes Date: Thursday 29 January Time: 12.45 – 14.00 Venue: Lucas Room (LG81) Speaker: Marge Berer Her second seminar will […]

2015 GLOW Conference: Registration Open

GLOW 2015 Reaching Every Woman and Every Newborn: The Post-2015 Research Agenda MARCH will be hosting the 2015 GLOW conference in London on Wednesday March 4, 2015 in partnership with the Institute for Women’s Health at UCL. It is now possible register for the conference. GLOW is a society for academics and postgraduate students engaged […]

FIGO is recruiting!

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) is recruiting for two new positions! Deputy Project Director –  Institutionalization of Immediate Post-Partum IUD Services Project Coordinator – Institutionalization of Immediate Post-Partum IUD Services For more information on the roles and how to apply, visit Charityjob.co.uk  

World Prematurity Day Media Highlights

November 17th marked the 4th annual World Prematurity Day. If you missed the buzz catch up with the following media highlights: World Prematurity Day on the MARCH Centre website Listen again as Joy Lawn discusses Premature Births on BBC Radio 4’s Women’s Hour Complications from preterm births now the main killer of under-fives in The Guardian […]

World Prematurity Day

For the first time in history, the complications of preterm birth outrank all other causes as the world’s number one killer of young children. November 17 marks the 4th annual World Prematurity day. NGOs, parent groups, and governments are taking action this week in 80 countries to raise awareness and spur action to prevent premature […]

Women at the centre of HIV and maternal health

Originally published on the Change Center for Health and and Gender Equity blog. by Rebecca Crawford, Program Associate and Devan Shea, Policy and Outreach Associate  If we look at the facts alone, we can see the compelling connection between HIV and maternal health.  Women are 50% of the population living with HIV today and in 2013 […]

GLOW 2015 Reaching Every Woman and Every Newborn: The Post-2015 Research Agenda Conference

GLOW 2015 Reaching Every Woman and Every Newborn: The Post-2015 Research Agenda MARCH is thrilled to be a host for the 2015 GLOW conference in partnership with the Institute for Women’s Health at UCL. GLOW is a society for academics and postgraduate students engaged in Global Maternal and Child Health.  This year’s conference will focus on […]