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International Women’s Day: Women, HIV and PrEP

By Priyanka Rajendram (MSc Public Health Candidate)
The International Women’s Day, currently celebrated in many countries around the world on the 8th March, first emerged at the end of the nineteenth century in North America and Europe. Currently there is a strong global momentum striving for gender parity, with…

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Newborns are newborn on the global agenda

By Professor Joy Lawn, MARCH Centre Director

Newborns are newborn on the global agenda; yet over 5,000 newborn deaths could be prevented every day.

2.6 million newborn deaths happen every year, 7000 per day. For the first time in history we have a specific goal in…

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MARCH Centre ho-ho-hosts Annual Student Christmas Event

By Prima Alam (PhD Candidate, Faculty of Public Health and Policy)
Over one hundred enthusiastic students joined MARCH Centre’s Senior Leadership Team at this year’s Annual Student Christmas Event. The occasion gave attendees an opportunity to find out more about the Centre as well as network and discuss…

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100&Change: countdown to final pitch to win $100 million grant

By Ninha Silva (MSc in Public Health Candidate)
The countdown to 100&Change final has started.  In exactly seven days, 11th of December 2017, the four finalists of the MacArthur Foundation’s competition will be presenting their final pitch to the judging panel. The winner of the $100 million…

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Let them thrive! World Prematurity Day 2017

By Victoria Ponce, MARCH centre
Today, 17th November, is World Prematurity Day, a global event which aim is to increase awareness of premature birth, newborn health and the devastating impact that it can have on families. By supporting Every Newborn Action Plan, World Prematurity Day aims to stimulate international action…

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