Laura Robson

All posts by Laura Robson

Laura provides technical leadership for our health-environment work spanning Madagascar, Mozambique, Kenya, Indonesia and Timor-Leste. She's been with Blue Ventures in a variety of roles since 2013 - initially coordinating our community health programme in Madagascar and now more focused on supporting our outreach work with partners. Laura is passionate about advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights worldwide. Alongside her work with Blue Ventures she can be found developing a non-profit body literacy initiative and engaging in local activism.

Curiosity, discomfort, new understanding: an insider’s account of our latest health-environment research

How did it feel when we placed our integrated health-environment programme under scrutiny?

/ Nov 11, 2019

Beyond population: reaffirming our rights-led approach to marine conservation

On World Population Day, it’s time to have a more nuanced discussion about population dynamics and sustainability that centres the rights of people in the global south while recognising the responsibilities of people in the global north

/ Jul 11, 2019

Working across sectors for real change: community health workers advance marine management in their villages

As communities in Velondriake voted an unprecedented proportion of women and youth into the committee governing their locally managed marine area, our teams in Belo sur Mer and Maintirano have been busy training community health workers to engage more people in...

/ May 18, 2016

PHE is alive and kicking: inspiration and endorsement from Addis Ababa

By Laura Robson and Caroline Savitzky The excitement was palpable as we gathered with almost 200 of the world’s finest Population-Health-Environment (PHE) practitioners, researchers and advocates in Addis Ababa for the International PHE Conference earlier this month! With all of...

/ Nov 28, 2013

Reaching the hardest to reach with reproductive health choices

Two boys splash across the shallows as the tide goes out in the channel by Begamela, a small fishing community on Madagascar’s southwest coast, chasing after their model pirogues, adjusting the sails and setting them off in a race towards...

/ Nov 8, 2013