Author Archives: Lydia Di Stefano

30 years alumni – Dr Isabella Danel

By Lydia Di Stefano, MARCH B Theme student liaison I called Dr Isabella Danel on her mobile from LSHTM while she was at home in Washington. We had originally planned to Skype, but snow storms in D.C. meant that she … Continue reading

Violence against women and girls – a human rights and public health problem

The 25th of November marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the start of an annual campaign: The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. The international movement, which had its origins at the Women’s … Continue reading

Not a small problem – World Prematurity Day 2018

By Lydia Di Stefano, B Theme student liaison (MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health Research Candidate) November 17 marks World Prematurity Day, a parent-led movement to generate awareness of preterm birth and the impact it has on millions of families globally. … Continue reading