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Our vision is to reduce the devastating impact of stillbirth for women, families and the wider community through improving care to reduce the number of stillborn babies and to reduce the impact of this loss.
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Dr Hannah Blencowe

Lecturer, Paediatrician, Epidemiologist, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom

Dr Hannah Blencowe joined LSHTM in 2010 after completing an Msc in Public Health for Developing Countries. Her background is in medicine and she has worked as a clinician in paediatrics, general practice and obstetrics and gynaecology. Her main interests are in maternal and child health, particularly newborn health. Dr. Blencowe co-organises the current issues in safe motherhood and perinatal health module and is a facilitator on the applying public health principles in developing countries module. Since 2010 Dr. Blencowe has worked at LSHTM as part of the UN’s Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group (CHERG) neonatal team. Her work has focused on 5 main areas: Global estimates of preterm birth prevalence, low birthweight, small-for-gestational-age and stillbirths; Global estimates of Neonatal morbidity and associated long term consequences (including describing and quantifying the burden of long term impairment after neonatal conditions including preterm birth, retinopathy of prematurity, intrapartum insults, neonatal infections and jaundice); Global estimates of the burden of congenital disorders; Systematic reviews of interventions to reduce neonatal mortality and providing technical inputs and analysis contributing to the ‘Every Newborn – global newborn action plan’, which launched in June 2014.

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