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What do we mean by adolescents and young people?

Adolescence is a crucial period of rapid development that encompasses significant changes in a person’s life, perhaps second only to that experienced in early childhood. In this step Dr Beverly …

Course acknowledgments

Thank you! We would like to thank everyone who has contributed to the course from the School’s MARCH Centre and beyond, and to thank you too for your interest and …

COVID-19 and adolescent health

Nearly 1.5 billion children and youth are out of school (UNICEF 2020) which is an unprecedented scale, with 188 countries imposing countrywide closure. Close of schools pose a particular risk …

Summary of Week 6 and the course

Congratulations! You have completed the course! Thank you for joining us for this course and for your engagement throughout. Over these six weeks you have taken an accelerated race through …

Next steps

Continue your engagement with the latest evidence, priorities and debates in the world of maternal, newborn, adolescent, and child health by becoming part of the MARCH Centre’s extended community. There …

Humanitarian Crisis: Impact Across the Lifecycle

What is a humanitarian crisis? A humanitarian crisis results from events such as natural disasters, epidemics, armed conflicts or famine and often involves population displacement. These events can culminate in …

Donor funding for women’s and children’s health

Why track donor funding for women’s and children’s health? Low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) have three sources of funds they can use to finance women’s and children’s health: (i) domestic …

Violence across the lifecycle

In this step Dr Heidi Stoeckl and Dr Joyce Wamoyi discuss violence across the lifecycle. Gender-based violence has long been acknowledged as an important public health and developmental issue. This …

Child development through a cinematic lens

In this step we will look at childhood through the perspective of cinema in order to help us reflect on experiences of childhood development in different settings and circumstances. Whilst …

Measuring progress and data gaps

Access to quality data is vital for measuring progress and staying accountable for meeting global targets for newborns and stillbirths. In this step, Dr Louise Tina Day, Assistant Prof from …