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International Day of the Midwife

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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

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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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Interview: Kathryn Church on the reinstatement of the Mexico City Policy and its impact on organisations like Marie Stopes International

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By Marisol Escudero Martínez, MARCH centre blog volunteer (MSc Health Policy, Planning and Financing candidate)

Dr Kathryn Church is an Assistant Professor in Sexual and Reproductive Health at LSHTM and is seconded as Senior Scientific Advisor within the Research Monitoring and Evaluation Team at Marie Stopes International (MSI). This…

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Women’s March: marching against a step back in humanity

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By Ninha Silva, MARCH Centre Blog Editor (MSc Public Health Candidate)
As I was on my way to the Women’s March on London with my sister, I could feel the thrum of anticipation in the air.
The always crowded Oxford Street had been filled with chanting slogans, banners and…

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Breaking Silos and Building Bridges

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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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