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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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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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Violence against women and girls – a human rights and public health problem

The 25th of November marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the start of an annual campaign: The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. The international movement, which had its origins at the Women’s Global Leadership Institute in 1991, will see individuals…

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New series on implementation for early child development launched in Archives of Disease in Childhood

An Archives of Disease in Childhood Series
#everychildthrive
All open access papers available for download now:

Full series
Editorial: Reaching the dream of optimal development for every child, everywhere: what do we know about ‘how to’?
Paper 1: Contextual design choices and partnerships for scaling early child development programmes
Paper…

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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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Tipping point for global early child development: lessons learned from the Saving Brains portfolio

By Nisso Nurova (MSc Public Health Candidate)

The last two decades have shown great political commitment and investment in early child development (ECD), as the third Lancet ECD series, ‘Advancing Early Childhood Development: from Science to Scale’ emphasised the need to focus on how to implement at scale. Moving forward…

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