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Beyond Birth Weight: How Dr Hannah Blencowe is Making Every Baby Count

 

Dr Hannah Blencowe joined the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) fresh out of working in Malawi as a pediatrician at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Blantyre where she helped to run the neonatal unit. Having trained in UK hospitals, Hannah was shocked to observe the number of small…

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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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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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MTV Shuga – Storytelling to save lives

By Priyanka Rajendram (MSc Public Health Candidate)

For over 20 years, Georgia Arnold has dedicated her life to trailblazing innovative pro-social initiatives for Viacom International Media Networks as their Senior Vice-President of Social Responsibility. She is also the co-founder and Executive Director of MTV’s Staying Alive…

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Can we stop women bleeding to death in childbirth? WOMAN Trial hosts discussion around postpartum haemorrhage and the launch of ‘Blood Clock’ art installation

By Ninha Silva, MARCH Centre Blog Editor (MSc Public Health Candidate)
Around 100,000 women die every year globally as a result of severe bleeding after birth (postpartum haemorrhage). In 2010, an international and multidisciplinary team, coordinated by the London School of hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), initiated the Woman…

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Interview: Aoife Doyle on adolescent health

By Ninha Silva, MARCH Centre Blog Editor (MSc Public Health Candidate)
Aoife Doyle is Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and her research focus is primarily on sexual and reproductive health and the evaluation of interventions for young people. Aoife is currently working…

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