NIHR Programme News 2020

December 2020

NIHR Stillbirth Project Quarterly Newsletter – Issue 9 available here

28 November 2020

LAMRN Malawi invited to the National Celebration of the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.

Ms Petross showcasing the research conducted in Malawi and across the Region

August 2020

LAMRN Kenya involved in the re-activation of the Fistula screening services at Kisii County Hospital


Left: Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital  / Right: Dr Wakasiaka (in blue) with RAs Julie Nyanchama (left) and Jerusha Omari (right)

14 May 2020

New publication: Journey of vulnerability: a mixed-methods study to understand intrapartum transfers in Tanzania and Zambia

4 May 2020

The NIHR Group on Stillbirth has started an online capacity development programme to strengthen research capacities and engagement with research assistants and leads in partner countries. Sessions planned are summarised in the table: 

Great attendance to the first session which focused on “Writing for publications”

January – February 2020

LAMRN Malawi and LAMRN Zambia started the piloting of a new Board Game “Dignity” to promote knolwedge and practice of Respectful Maternal and Newborn Care


Midwives and student midwives who participated in the piloting in Malawi, implemented by RA Chisomo Petross.

Left: RA Kutemba Lyangenda explains the game to student midwives in Zambia.

Right: RA Khuzuet Tuwele interact with midwives participating in the piloting of the game in Zambia.

January 2020

New publication:  Giving patients a voice: implementing patient and public involvement to strengthen research in sub-Saharan Africa

In this commentary we present our experience of engaging with women who experienced stillbirth to get their input in our research studies carried out in the 6 LAMRN countries

Our new  NIHR Stillbirth project Quarterly Newsletter – Issue n. 7  is now availale

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