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Professor Joy Lawn

Professor Joy Lawn

Joy is an African-born, British-trained paediatrician and perinatal epidemiologist with ~30 years of experience including clinical care, epidemiological burden estimates, and implementation research/trials for maternal, newborn and child health services, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. She has mostly been living in Africa, including a decade with Save the Children. MPH at Emory, Atlanta, USA, whilst at CDC, and PhD via Institute of Child Health, London. She has published >260 peer reviewed papers including several Lancet series. She has contributed evidence to measure and reduce the global burden of 2.5 million neonatal deaths, 2.6 million stillbirths.