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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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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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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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