Centre for Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive, and Child Health

Have you got data on follow-up of children after Group B Streptococcus infection?

By Professor Joy Lawn,  LSHTM
What data do we have regarding GBS?
Group B Streptococcus (GBS; Streptococcus agalactiae) is a leading cause of infant sepsis and meningitis. First systematic estimates of the worldwide GBS burden (presented in a recent publication series in Clinical Infectious Diseases 2017 Vol 65) have identified…

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‘Now is the time’ for adolescent health: an interview with former MARCH adolescent theme student liaison

By Nisso Nurova, A-theme student Liaison (MSc Public Health)

You may have seen Constance’s name featured in our Theme-A February newsletter, as a first author of a research publication ‘”My mother told me that I should not”: a qualitative study exploring the restrictions placed on adolescent girls…

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MARCH Report & Strategy 2018-20: Looking to the past to inform the future of women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health worldwide

On 22nd May 2018 the MARCH Centre will hold a key event to mark the launch of the new Centre report. The event is on ‘Next Generation: Shaping the future of health research for women, children & young people’ and will ask:

If we want to impact the health of…

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The Womb Room: Raising Awareness of Endometriosis

By Rianna Raymond-Williams, Theme A, March Blog Editor (MSc in Reproductive and Sexual Health Research Candidate)

Endometriosis is a common condition that occurs in around 1.5 million women in the UK and 176 million women globally. This is where the tissue that behaves like the lining of the…

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New MARCH Blog Editor: Navigating sexual health promotion

By Rianna Raymond-Williams, Theme A, March Blog Editor (MSc in Reproductive and Sexual Health Research Candidate)

Rianna Raymond-Williams is the new MARCH Centre Blog Editor. In this blog Rianna talks to us about developing her career in youth sexual health, from health journalism to creating her own social…

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