By Professor Joy Lawn, LSHTM
What data do we have regarding GBS?
Group B Streptococcus (GBS; Streptococcus agalactiae) is a leading cause of infant sepsis and meningitis. First systematic estimates of the worldwide GBS burden (presented in a recent publication series in Clinical Infectious Diseases 2017 Vol 65) have identified…
By Professor Joy Lawn, MARCH Centre Director
Newborns are newborn on the global agenda; yet over 5,000 newborn deaths could be prevented every day.
2.6 million newborn deaths happen every year, 7000 per day. For the first time in history we have a specific goal in…
By Yasir Arafat, Theme C Student Liaison (MSc in Nutrition for Global Health Candidate)
Yasir Arafat is the new MARCH Centre Theme C student liaison. In this blog Yasir tells us about his journey from medical school to child and maternal health programs and his current experience at LSHTM.
By Prima Alam (PhD Candidate, Faculty of Public Health and Policy)
Over one hundred enthusiastic students joined MARCH Centre’s Senior Leadership Team at this year’s Annual Student Christmas Event. The occasion gave attendees an opportunity to find out more about the Centre as well as network and discuss…
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 panel. The winner of the $100 million…
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, India and Nigeria. A team of 20 researchers and professional…