Sophie’s latest blog post touches on important demographic, economic and development issues prevalent in most low-income countries today, and how modernization is impacting the role of children in two villages in north-western Tanzania. Look out for the very informative infographic and her fieldwork pictures!
Laura discusses one aspect of her PhD research in this blog-post on breast-feeding in the UK. She focuses on the importance of studying women’s environmental quality as a predictor for initiating and maintaining breast-feeding, as well as the ‘subtler barriers’ behind the breastfeeding-specific barriers that have recently been brought to attention by organizations such as UNICEF.
Our current MSc student, Rose Stevens, blogged for the female health app ‘Clue’. She writes about the natural variation in female reproductive biology and emphasizes the importance of ‘appreciating and recording’ this diversity.
Read Laura Brown’s blog about community outreach workers in the UK. She discusses the unmet need for sexual health services in England, especially among some high risk groups and young people, and the vital role played by outreach workers and community based sexual health services in encouraging hard to reach groups to access these services.