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Beyond Birth Weight: How Dr Hannah Blencowe is Making Every Baby Count

  Dr Hannah Blencowe joined the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) fresh out of working in Malawi as a pediatrician at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Blantyre where she helped to run the neonatal unit. Having trained in UK … Continue reading

FROM THE HILLS OF LOYORO TO LONDON: MY STORY

By Dr Paul Lokubal Dr Paul Lokubal is a medical doctor with 7 years’ experience practicing in Uganda. His passion for transforming outcomes in maternal health has led him to the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, studying an … Continue reading

30 Years Alumni – An Interview with Dr Vincent Fauveau

By Dr Paul Lokubal, MSc candidate in Public Health for Development To learn more about thirty years of progress and challenges in maternal and newborn health research, please join us on 30 April for a lecture and panel discussion and … Continue reading

Thirty years and counting: LSHTM’s maternal health group turns 30

In January 1989, a new research group was launched at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, created formally by virtue of a grant award from the Ford Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation. Loosely-called the “maternal health research group” … 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

Series on implementation for early child development launched in Archives of Disease in Childhood

An Archives of Disease in Childhood Series #everychildthrive This is a critical moment for global action in early child development (ECD). Worldwide, an estimated 250 million children under the age of five are at risk of not reaching their developmental … 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

Tipping point for global early child development: lessons learned from the Saving Brains portfolio

By Nisso Nurova (MSc Public Health Candidate) The last two decades have shown great political commitment and investment in early child development (ECD), as the third Lancet ECD series, ‘Advancing Early Childhood Development: from Science to Scale’ emphasised the need … Continue reading

Impliquer les hommes dans les soins de maternité au Burkina Faso: Nouvelle étude d’un ancienne étudiante de doctorat à LSHTM publiée dans le Bulletin de l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé

Par Marina A.S. Daniele, ancienne étudiante de doctorat à la Faculté d’Epidémiologie et de Santé de la Population; actuellement chercheur dans l’étude PRECISE au King’s College de Londres. La publication en texte intégral dans le Bulletin de l’OMS peut être … Continue reading