Grandmothers and public health: unlocking the potential of older women in improving child, adolescent and maternal health
Date: Tuesday May 14th 2019
Time: 14.30 - 20.00
Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM

Workshop Programme

14.30: Rebecca Sear & Anushé Hassan: What do we know about the impact of grandmothers on
14.45: Dixon Chibanda, LSHTM: Grandmothers on the Friendship Bench: a source of wisdom
15.30: Abbey Page, LSHTM: Grandmothers and childcare in hunter-gatherer societies: the role of
demography and mobility
16.00: Emily Emmott, UCL: Investigating the associations between grandmother support and
parenting behaviours in the UK
16.30: Coffee break
17.00: Judi Aubel, The Grandmother Project - Change through Culture (public key-note lecture)
18.00: Panel discussion
18.45: Wine reception in the South Courtyard Café

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Organised by Rebecca Sear and Anushé Hassan. Supported by BSPS, LSHTM, MARCH Centre and the Centre for Global Mental Health.
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