Centre for Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive, and Child Health

30 years alumni – Dr Isabella Danel

By Lydia Di Stefano, MARCH B Theme student liaison

I called Dr Isabella Danel on her mobile from LSHTM while she was at home in Washington. We had originally planned to Skype, but snow storms in D.C. meant that she was not in her office. I was nervous before…

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Sexual & Reproductive Health Awareness Day: Moving Forward From Cairo

By Reena Gupta, MARCH A Theme Student Liaison studying for an MSc in Public Health for Development at LSHTM

February 12th marks the annual Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Day, an opportunity to raise awareness about sexual and reproductive health and rights, as well as educate about family planning, contraceptive…

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Thirty years and counting: LSHTM’s maternal health group turns 30

In January 1989, a new research group was launched at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, created formally by virtue of a grant award from the Ford Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation. Loosely-called the “maternal health research group” and comprising just three individuals – now all Professors: Oona…

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Not a small problem – World Prematurity Day 2018

By Lydia Di Stefano, B Theme student liaison (MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health Research Candidate)

November 17 marks World Prematurity Day, a parent-led movement to generate awareness of preterm birth and the impact it has on millions of families globally. November 17 serves as a reminder to reflect on…

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Researching women’s financial access to care in sub-Saharan Africa

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

Mardieh Dennis is a PhD Candidate researching health systems for maternal health in sub-Saharan Africa at LSHTM under the Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health. She speaks to us about her journey…

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