Tag Archives: reproductive health

‘Now is the time’ for adolescent health: an interview with former MARCH adolescent theme student liaison

By Nisso Nurova, A-theme student Liaison (MSc Public Health) You may have seen Constance’s name featured in our Theme-A February newsletter, as a first author of a research publication ‘“My mother told me that I should not”: a qualitative study … Continue reading

The Womb Room: Raising Awareness of Endometriosis

By Rianna Raymond-Williams, Theme A, March Blog Editor (MSc in Reproductive and Sexual Health Research Candidate) Endometriosis is a common condition that occurs in around 1.5 million women in the UK and 176 million women globally. This is where the … Continue reading

What will it take to bring about more people-centred and integrated health systems?

By Jonathan Hopkins (Independent Consultant, formerly, International Planned Parenthood Federation) and Susannah Mayhew (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) http://bit.ly/HealthSystemsIntegration The Sustainable Development Goals – the 17 global goals for bringing about sustainable development by 2030 – will not … Continue reading

MTV Shuga – Storytelling to save lives

By Priyanka Rajendram (MSc Public Health Candidate) For over 20 years, Georgia Arnold has dedicated her life to trailblazing innovative pro-social initiatives for Viacom International Media Networks as their Senior Vice-President of Social Responsibility. She is also the co-founder and … 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

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

Interview: Aoife Doyle on adolescent health

By Ninha Silva, MARCH Centre Blog Editor (MSc Public Health Candidate) Aoife Doyle is Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and her research focus is primarily on sexual and reproductive health and the evaluation … Continue reading

International Day of the Midwife

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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

Exhibition: Towards happier birth days

Every year we celebrate our day of birth and the mother who brought us into the world. Exploring attitudes and approaches to improving the health of babies, girls, and women around the world and over time, this exhibition in the Keppel … Continue reading