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New GN Website Feature: Stories from the Field

March 11, 2020:

Stories from the Field is a space to showcase the narratives of the players who bring the Global Network to life. We will be interviewing key personnel about their journeys in Maternal and Child Health, experiences working with the Global Network, and perceived impact of the Global Network in their country. Read More »

 

NIH ANNOUNCES $1 MILLION PRIZE COMPETITION TO TARGET GLOBAL DISEASE DIAGNOSTICS Link

February 28, 2020:

The National Institutes of Health has launched a $1 million Technology Accelerator Challenge to spur the design and development of non-invasive, handheld, digital technologies to detect, diagnose and guide for diseases with high global and public health impact. Read More »

 

NIH DATA Scholar Program Link

February 04, 2020:

Information for potential candidates for the new Data and Technology Advancement (DATA) National Service Scholar Program and specifically for a Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in (DS-I Africa) DATA Scholar. Read More »

 

Global Network featured in the Seminars in Perinatology supplement Link

November 06, 2019:

Ed Liechty was the editor for a special supplement to the Seminars in Perinatology journal, which featured numerous Global Network colleagues. The supplement focused on the current statue of in children in low and middle income countries, and articles included topics such as traditional birth attendants, malaria in pregnancy, and ultrasound use in low-resource settings.

 

Recent Publications

Low-dose aspirin for the prevention of preterm delivery in nulliparous women with a singleton pregnancy (ASPIRIN): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

Hoffman MK, Goudar SS, Kodkany BS, Metgud M, Somannavar M, Okitawutshu J, Lokangaka A, Tshefu A, Bose CL, Mwapule A, Mwenechanya M, Chomba E, Carlo WA, Chicuy J, Figueroa L, Garces A, Krebs NF, Jessani S, Zehra F, Saleem S, Goldenberg RL, Kurhe K, Das P, Patel A, Hibberd PL, Achieng E, Nyongesa P, Esamai F, Liechty EA, Goco N, Hemingway-Foday J, Moore J, Nolen TL, McClure EM, Koso-Thomas M, Miodovnik M, Silver R, Derman RJ, Achieng E, Bauserman M, Bose C, Bucher S, Carlo W, Chicuy J, Chomba E, Das P, Derman R, Esamai F, Figueroa L, Garces A, Goco N, Goldenberg R, Goudar S, Hemingway-Foday J, Hibberd P, Hoffman M, Jessani S, Krebs N, Kodkany B, Koso-Thomas M, Kurhe K, Liechty E, Lokangaka A, MacGuire E, McClure E, Metgud M, Miodovnik M, Moore J, Mwapule A, Mwenechanya M, Naqvi F, Naqvi S, Nathan R, Nolen T, Nyongesa P, Okitawutshu J, Parepalli S, Patel A, Saleem S, Silver R, Somannavar M, Soomro Z, Tshefu A, Wallace D, Zehra F. Low-dose aspirin for the prevention of preterm delivery in nulliparous women with a singleton pregnancy (ASPIRIN): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial The Lancet. 2020 1; 395(10220): . PubMed: 31982074 Protocols: ASPIRIN View


 
Preconception nutrition intervention improved birth length and reduced stunting and wasting in newborns in South Asia: The Women First Randomized Controlled Trial.

Dhaded SM, Hambidge KM, Ali SA, Somannavar M, Saleem S, Pasha O, Khan U, Herekar V, Vernekar S, Kumar S Y, Westcott JE, Thorsten VR, Sridhar A, Das A, McClure E, Derman RJ, Goldenberg RL, Koso-Thomas M, Goudar SS, Krebs NF. Preconception nutrition intervention improved birth length and reduced stunting and wasting in newborns in South Asia: The Women First Randomized Controlled Trial. PLoS ONE. 2020 ; 15(1): e0218960. PubMed: 31995570 PubMed Central: PMC6988936 Protocols: Women First View


 
Maternal Characteristics Affect Fetal Growth Response in the Women First Preconception Nutrition Trial.

Hambidge KM, Bann CM, McClure EM, Westcott JE, Garcés A, Figueroa L, Goudar SS, Dhaded SM, Pasha O, Ali SA, Derman RJ, Goldenberg RL, Koso-Thomas M, Somannavar MS, Herekar V, Khan U, Krebs NF. Maternal Characteristics Affect Fetal Growth Response in the Women First Preconception Nutrition Trial. Nutrients. 2019 Oct; 11(10): . PubMed: 31640153 PubMed Central: PMC6835723 Protocols: Women First View


 
Different Gut Microbial Profiles in Sub-Saharan African and South Asian Women of Childbearing Age Are Primarily Associated With Dietary Intakes

Tang M, Frank DN, Tshefu A, Lokangaka A, Goudar SS, Dhaded SM, Somannavar MS, Hendricks AE, Ir D, Robertson CE, Kemp JF, Lander RL, Westcott JE, Hambidge KM, Krebs NF. Different Gut Microbial Profiles in Sub-Saharan African and South Asian Women of Childbearing Age Are Primarily Associated With Dietary Intakes Front. Microbiol.. 2019 8; 10(): . PubMed: 31474951 PubMed Central: PMC6702451  View


 
Place of delivery and perinatal mortality in Kenya.

Kunkel M, Marete I, Cheng ER, Bucher S, Liechty E, Esamai F, Moore JL, McClure E, Vreeman RC. Place of delivery and perinatal mortality in Kenya. Semin. Perinatol.. 2019 Aug; 43(5): 252-259. PubMed: 31104765 Protocols: Maternal Newborn Health Registry View


 
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