Centre for Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive, and Child Health

Professor Joy Lawn’s research collaboration in the competition finals for $100 million grant

By Ninha Silva, MARCH Centre Blog Editor (MSc Public Health Candidate)
Meaningful and durable change. This is what MacArthur’s Foundation is asking in return for a single $100 million dollars grant awarded to the organisation that can prove to have the best solution for a critical world problem.
The…

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Ten years on: Content, Cadres and Costs for Community Based Maternal Newborn Care

By Ninha Silva, MARCH Centre Blog Editor (MSc Public Health Candidate)

On the 3rd of October, the MARCH centre celebrated the culmination of ten years of an intervention programme on Community Based Maternal and Newborn Care (CBMNC). The occasion was marked with the launch of a series of eight papers…

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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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Climate change: looking beyond the environmental impact (part 2)

By Victoria Ponce, MARCH centre blog volunteer (MSc Public Health candidate)
This year’s climate change discussion and polemic have been accentuated by events such as the carbon dioxide peak in May, Portugal’s deadly wildfires and the hottest June day in England and Wales in more than 40 years…

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International Day of the Midwife

By Ninha Silva, MARCH Centre Blog Editor (MSc Public Health Candidate)
To celebrate this year’s International Day of the Midwife, we wanted to hear the voices of the profession, so we spoke with two midwives, currently MSc students at LSHTM.
Maria Garcia de Frutos moved from Spain to UK…

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