Tag Archives: wellbeing

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

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

Interrogating the evidence: The potential for social safety nets to reduce childhood violence

By Amber Peterman (UNICEF’s Office of Research – Innocenti) and Anastasia (Naomi) Neijhoft (UNICEF Mozambique) Non-contributory social safety nets (SSNs), including cash and in-kind transfers, public works and vouchers or fee waivers, are typically designed to provide regular and predicable support … Continue reading

Breaking Silos and Building Bridges

LSHTM alumni Ben Weobong writes about his time at the 2016 MARCH retreat and how different facets of health must come together to defeat a common enemy Continue reading

Intersectional public health: filling the gaps for adolescents

In highly specialized environments where every pot has a lid, how do we create a space for intersectionality? Brooke Watson looks at how adolescent mental health services navigate the murky waters of intersectionality. Continue reading

NEWS: LGA ‘Need to know’ review – what local government needs to know about public health

[CITED FROM LGA website: http://tiny.cc/qf5acx] The return of public health to local government has been widely welcomed. It affords an opportunity to provide leadership for health that was largely missing from the NHS between 1974 and April 2013. The new … Continue reading