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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 … Continue reading

Can we stop women bleeding to death in childbirth? WOMAN Trial hosts discussion around postpartum haemorrhage and the launch of ‘Blood Clock’ art installation

By Ninha Silva, MARCH Centre Blog Editor (MSc Public Health Candidate) Around 100,000 women die every year globally as a result of severe bleeding after birth (postpartum haemorrhage). In 2010, an international and multidisciplinary team, coordinated by the London School of … Continue reading

21.7 million pregnant women worldwide are colonised with Group B Streptococcus infection, with risks for them, as well as causing 150,000 stillbirths and infant deaths

By Victoria Ponce, MARCH centre  Read the executive summary and supplement (open access & available today). Research showing the worldwide Group B Streptococcus (GBS) burden in pregnant women, stillbirths and children is being launched today, Monday 6th of November, at … Continue reading

Ten years on: Content, Cadres and Costs for Community Based Maternal Newborn Care

By Ninha Silva, MARCH Centre Blog Editor (MSc Public Health Candidate) On the 3rd of October, the MARCH centre celebrated the culmination of ten years of an intervention programme on Community Based Maternal and Newborn Care (CBMNC). The occasion was marked … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

MARCH speaks to MSc students at annual Christmas event

By Ninha Silva, MARCH Centre Blog Editor (MSc Public Health Candidate) In case you haven’t heard it yet, MARCH Centre is the new hot topic at LSHTM. A large number of curious and enthusiastic MSc students attended The Centre Christmas Student … Continue reading

Reflections from a research stay at the MARCH Centre

 By Amanda Cleeve, RNM, MSc, PhD-student, Department of Women´s and Children’s Health, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. This spring I did a research stay at MARCH centre over a period of 10 weeks. As a PhD-student with global health education, and a midwife, MARCH centre … Continue reading