A medical worker and girl, Keneba, The Gambia  - Louis Leeson / LSHTM

News and Events

We want to bring together key leaders, researchers and policy makers to candidly discuss, and debate child stunting. Through these interactive events we hope to not only raise the awareness but also highlight our expertise as leaders in the field, share our research and advocate our mission.

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Covid-19 and Contingency Planning

This webinar will explore how different projects coped with the Covid-19 outbreak and what we can learn from each other.

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COVID-19: are we leaving the poorest and most vulnerable behind?

While some countries in Asia and Europe have started lifting their Covid-19 lockdowns, many low-income countries are perhaps at the very start of calamity. Fragile health systems will easily become overwhelmed.

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Covid-19 and Maternal Health: are we facing a new normal?

What is the knowledge the moment about covid-19 and maternal and child health? Is breastfeeding safe? What care do mothers need to have to avoid infecting babies? Are there risks to babies?

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World Water Day: Researching the links between WASH and stunting

Universal, affordable and sustainable access to WASH, is the essence of Sustainable Development Goal 6. But around 2.2. billion people – one in three – still live without safe water. How does WASH impact on stunting around the world?

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Women at work: Meet the Hub’s field champions

On International Women’s Day, the Hub wants to celebrate the women that work behind the scenes to help alleviate child undernutrition.

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High-Level Parliamentary Roundtable on tackling the rise of childhood stunting in Africa

On 3 July 2019, LIDC and the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group for Africa jointly held a high-level parliamentary roundtable on tackling the rise of child stunting in Africa.

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Action Against Stunting Summit

From 28 February to 1 March 2019, our co-lead organisation, LIDC, held the Hub’s Inception meeting in Hyderabad, India.

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Action Against Stunting Hub inception meeting

From 28 February to 1 March 2019, our co-lead organisation, LIDC, held the Hub’s Inception meeting in Hyderabad, India.