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All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Ovarian Cancer

Professor Menon reported on progress in ‘ovarian cancer screening’ to the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Ovarian Cancer at an inquiry held on 20th February looking at what more can be done to diagnose ovarian cancer early. Professor Menon presented via video link to a range of parliamentarians and observers on progress in the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS) and results of the UK Familial Ovarian Cancer Study (UKFOCSS). Professor Anne Mackie, Director of Screening from Public Health England who was also present complimented UKCTOCS for the quality of data the trial is producing and discussed the practicalities of setting up an ovarian screening programme in the future if UKCTOCS reported a definite mortality benefit in 2019. The APPG report will be published during Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in March.

Published: Mar 7, 2018 12:26:19 PM

Launch of new MSc in Women's Health

EGA IfWH will be offering a new MSc in Women’s Health, beginning September 2018. This unique MSc will cover the different aspects of women’s health (physical, mental, social, cultural, legal and ethical). It will provide students with a grounding in women’s health education as well as allowing them to tailor the course to their particular interests and career aspirations by offering an extensive list of optional modules from across UCL.  For more information, please see the web page: MSc Women's Health

Published: Feb 27, 2018 11:12:54 AM

Looking back at the Fetal Growth Restriction collaboration meeting in May 2017

UCL, the EGA Institute for Women's Health and Paris Descartes University have organized the first joint seminar on Fetal Growth Restriction. This meeting initiates exchanges and collaborations between scientists and practitioners of the two institutions.
The seminar, that was held on 5 May 2017 at the Résidence de France, has gathered more than 50 participants issued from each Faculty, as well as other researchers from other health domains (INSERM, APHP).

Published: Dec 1, 2017 11:49:59 PM

Low Birth-Weight in Newham project shortlisted for the Health Service Journal’s CCG of the Year award

A project undertaken in collaboration with the EGA Institute for Women’s Health, UCL and Institute for Health and Human Development, UEL focussing on tackling low birth-weight in the London Borough of Newham has contributed to the NHS Newham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to being shortlisted for the prestigious Health Service Journal’s (HSJ) CCG of the Year award.

Published: Sep 18, 2017 9:09:21 AM

IfWH at Athena SWAN Awards Ceremony, July 2017

Judith Stephenson, John Timms, Suzy Buckley and Kristina Clackson Bonnington (IfWH artist-in-residence) spent a wonderful day receiving the IfWH’s Gold Athena SWAN award, along with over 100 Silver and Bronze award winners, at a ceremony hosted by Imperial College on July19th.  

Published: Sep 12, 2017 9:34:55 AM

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