Centre for Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive, and Child Health

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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21.7 million pregnant women worldwide are colonised with Group B Streptococcus infection, with risks for them, as well as causing 150,000 stillbirths and infant deaths

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By Victoria Ponce, MARCH centre 
Read the executive summary and supplement (open access & available today).
Research showing the worldwide Group B Streptococcus (GBS) burden in pregnant women, stillbirths and children is being launched today, Monday 6th of November, at the annual American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene in…

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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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