Travel with T cells - a journey into childhood immunity and global health
Professor Beate Kampmann talks about her experiences researching childhood immunity in Africa in her inaugural lecture.
Lecture by Beate on Global Health Course
NewFutures - Key Maternal and neonatal skills
NewFutures youtube channel is an educational resource with videos on key maternal health and neonatal skills. These combine real time demonstration and animation to teach the techniques that help to reduce maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality. At present we have videos on perineal trauma, post partum haemorrhage and neonatal resuscitation.
NewFutures is an initiative between CW+ (the charity for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital) and the hospitals Obstetrics & Gynaecology Education and International development team. Its aims are to improve maternal health through education, innovation and Surgery- in this country and overseas.
Maternal Immunization Safety Monitoring in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
The report, developed with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and input from a large, multidisciplinary group of experts, summarizes existing programs in pharmacovigilance and maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) surveillance in LMICs, identifies gaps and needs, and outlines a roadmap for program development and implementation for monitoring the safety of maternal immunizations in LMICs.
Too many children continue to die from TB- read the latest estimates in the paper
Tuberculosis in children is increasingly recognised as an important component of the global tuberculosis burden, with an estimated 1 million cases in 2015. Although younger children are vulnerable to severe forms of tuberculosis disease, no age-disaggregated estimates of paediatric tuberculosis mortality exist, and tuberculosis has never been included in official estimates of under-5 child mortality.