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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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Informing design and implementation for early child development programmes

Archives of Disease in Childhood Series coming in 2019

This page will be updated over the next few months as the series is released. Read below for background information to the series and the programmes that made it possible. 

This is a critical moment for global action in early child…

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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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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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