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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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Newborns are newborn on the global agenda

By Professor Joy Lawn, MARCH Centre Director

 
Newborns are newborn on the global agenda; yet over 5,000 newborn deaths could be prevented every day.
 

2.6 million newborn deaths happen every year, 7000 per day. For the first time in history we have a specific goal in…

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100&Change: countdown to final pitch to win $100 million grant

By Ninha Silva (MSc in Public Health Candidate)
The countdown to 100&Change final has started.  In exactly seven days, 11th of December 2017, the four finalists of the MacArthur Foundation’s competition will be presenting their final pitch to the judging panel. The winner of the $100 million…

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Let them thrive! World Prematurity Day 2017

By Victoria Ponce, MARCH centre
Today, 17th November, is World Prematurity Day, a global event which aim is to increase awareness of premature birth, newborn health and the devastating impact that it can have on families. By supporting Every Newborn Action Plan, World Prematurity Day aims to stimulate international action…

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