Monthly Archives: November 2017

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

Project Report : Quantitative study to assess the appropriateness of 3 physical capacity tests for field use in Malawi

Talia Cox, LSHTM MSc student, 2016/2017 Stunting is a form of chronic malnutrition defined by a low height-for-age. Worldwide, stunting affects approximately 165 million children under 5. Stunting has been associated with impaired physical capacity as poor nutrition in early-life … Continue reading

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The Great War Bake Off 2017

Are your baking skills the best thing since sliced bread? Do you knead a reason to bake? Well doughnut stress the Great War Bake Off wants you! As part of Explore Your Archive week, which runs nationally November 18th – … Continue reading