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100&Change: countdown to final pitch to win $100 million grant

By Ninha Silva (MSc in Public Health Candidate) The countdown to 100&Change final has started.  In exactly seven days, 11th of December 2017, the four finalists of the MacArthur Foundation’s competition will be presenting their final pitch to the judging … Continue reading

Ideas at 7: Taking Stock

By Professor Joanna Schellenberg and Dr Tanya Marchant The IDEAS journey started back in 2010 when we launched our first activities to support the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation in their work to improve maternal and newborn health in Ethiopia, … 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

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