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Professor David Lissauer MBChB, BMedSci, PhD, MRCOG

NIHR Professor of Global Maternal and Fetal Health Women's & Children's Health


Research Overview

"His research seeks to improve the care of women during pregnancy and childbirth in low income countries include clinical trials, evidence synthesis, implementation research and policymaking.

He has a specific interest in the prevention and management of maternal infection and sepsis in low resource settings.

He has completed important multi-country clinical trials such as the AIMS (antibiotics in miscarriage surgery trial) published in the NEJM, and has an ongoing portfolio of studies in Malawi, Uganda and Pakistan."

Research Grants

An International World Health Organisation Collaboration to Implement and Evaluate at Scale the Active Prevention and Treatment of Maternal Sepsis (APT-Sepsis)


February 2021 - July 2024