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New consortium aims to address the impacts of heat exposure on maternal, newborn and child health
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New consortium aims to address the impacts of heat exposure on maternal, newborn and child health

A new consortium involving the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) has launched to address key knowledge gaps around the quantification and monitoring of the direct and indirect impacts of heat exposure on maternal, newborn and child health. LSHTM was awarded £1.7 million by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) as part of €10 million in funding from the European Union (EU). The LSHTM research team will work closely with the World Health Organization and eight other partners across the EU and sub-Saharan Africa: Universiteit Gent, Belgium; Wits Health Consortium (Pty) Ltd, South Africa; Centre For Sexual Health and HIV and AIDS Research, Zimbabwe; Aga Khan Health Service Kenya Lbg, Kenya; Lunds Universitet, Sweden; Karolinska Institutet, Sweden; Danmarks ...