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Indigenous midwifery and birth place: exploring authoritative knowledge, risk and technology in Canada and Uganda

Thursday 5 October from 16:00 until 18:00
Arts C, Room C333
CORTH events, Autumn 2017
Rachel Olson (Researcher in Aboriginal Health)

This presentation will follow Rachel Olson’s research in rural and remote midwifery care in northern Canada and in rural central Uganda.


Making sense of micronutrients – Mothers’ views from Guatemala and Peru

Thursday 21 September from 12:00 until 13:30
IDS Room 221
Bronwen Gillespie

Based on fieldwork with rural mothers in Guatemala and Peru, this seminar will focus on local response to nutrition supplementation programs.


Abortion Privacy/Abortion Secrecy: What's the Difference and Why Does it Matter?

Wednesday 7 June from 14:00 until 16:00
Jubilee G31, Falmer Campus, Sussex University
Professor Carol Sanger (in discussion with Professor Jo Bridgeman)

A discussion about why (certain) women do not discuss abortion at the level of personal experience and the repercussions for public narratives.


Sussex Birth Day 'Talking about Birth Matters'

Saturday 27 May from 10:00 until 12:00
Friends' Meeting House, Brighton
Brighton Fringe event
Participants from Oneworldbirth, Psychology Sussex, Royal College of Midwives, NHS and CORTH

Why is it so difficult to talk about matters of childbirth? What can we do to make it better? A lively discussion between audience and panel.


Professor Maya Unnithan’s inaugural professorial lecture - 'Reproductive Politics in India: Giving the Body a Voice

Wednesday 17 May from 18:30 until 20:30
Chowen lecture theatre, Brighton and Sussex Medical School Building, University of Sussex
Maya Unnithan

We are delighted to invite you to Professor Maya Unnithan’s inaugural professorial lecture on Wednesday 17 May 2017, 6.30pm at the Chowen...


CORTH Event - Professor Chris McKevitt Presents: ‘The Translational Urge in the English Health Economy’

Friday 28 April from 14:00 until 16:00
Arts C333, University of Sussex
Professor Chris McKevitt

ORTHCOMING CORTH EVENT Date: Friday 28th April 2017  Professor Chris McKevitt (Professor of Social Science & Health, King’s...


Maria Moscati (Law) 'Rainbow after the Storm - A Book for Children on Families'

Wednesday 26 April from 14:00 until 15:00
Jubilee G35, University of Sussex
Maria Moscati

The Art/Law Sessions A joint LPS/CORTH event  Wednesday 26 April 2-3pm (G35, Jubilee) Maria Moscati (Law) 'Rainbow after the Storm - A Book...


Chronic Lifelong Conditions: Challenges for Health Policy and reengineering primary health care in South Africa

Monday 6 March from 13:00 until 14:30
Room 119, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex University

An informal South Africa Discussion Group set up by Merle Lipton and Yusuf Sayed. First discussion: South Africa's controversial new health policy.


Whose future? Skills for the 21st century in low and middle-income countries

Thursday 17 November from 13:00 until 14:00
Essex House Ground Floor Meeting Room (behind reception)
CIE Research Café
Dr Caine Rolleston (Institute of Education, UCL); Dr Padmini Iyer (Young Lives,University of Oxford)

Young Lives is a longitudinal study of child poverty which has followed 12,000 children in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam over the past 15 years.


Kalpana Ram Doctoral Forum

Wednesday 16 November from 13:00 until 15:00
Fulton 214

Doctoral Forum led by Sajida Ally


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