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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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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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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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Climate change: Looking beyond the environmental impact

By Victoria Ponce, MARCH centre blog volunteer (MSc Public Health candidate)

We have all heard of climate change and its effects on the environment. But what do you really know about the health effects of climate change? How does climate change become not just an environmental issue, but a social…

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Breaking Silos and Building Bridges

LSHTM alumni Ben Weobong writes about his time at the 2016 MARCH retreat and how different facets of health must come together to defeat a common enemy

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