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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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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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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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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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