The Portsmouth-Brawijaya Centre for Global Health, Population, and Policy (PB Centre) is the collaboration between the University of Portsmouth in the United Kingdom, and the University of Brawijaya in Malang, Indonesia.

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News

Practical-based training course on mixed methods research in social and health sectors using Nvivo and STATA, Course date: 6-9 March 2017
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Masters in Global Health Research Methods at PB Centre, Malang, University of Brawijaya registration for the 2017 course starts from September 2016
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Forthcoming special edited Journal of Biosocial Science volume on “Causes and implications of low fertility in developing countries”
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Events

Monthly lunchtime informal seminar series at PB Centre, University of Portsmouth
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International Workshop on Identifying Priority Areas for Population and Health Research in the South-East Asia Region, to be held at the Portsmouth Brawijaya Centre for Global Health, Population and Policy in Indonesia, March 15-16, 2017.

Take a look at images from the event here.

Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting to be held in Chicago, April 27 - 29, 2017. Find details here.

Work that will be presented at the conference:
The Social and Economic Impact of International Female Labor Migration on Left-Behind Children in East Java, Indonesia. View the programme here.
Demand-Side Financing and the Continuum of Maternal and Child Care in India. View the programme here.
Returning Home: Reunion or Rebut, International Female Return Migrants in Indonesia. View the programme here.
Short-Term House-Husbands: Reversal and Reinstatement of Husbands’ Role in the Context of International Female Migration in Indonesia. View the programme here.


Publication Highlights

British Academy Research Development Award (BARDA) supported study published in the Journal of Population Research highlighted early age at female sterilisation and low fertility did not help women to improve their education or skill development… however, women are prepared to take up skill development that suits to their social and economic situation.. the study highlighted the need for governments to design skill development programmes for women who have completed their childbearing responsibilities
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Funding

UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Government of India awarded PB Centre 1 million pound to support a research Programme on Maternal and Child Health in India and Bangladesh
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