11 October 2016, Mae Sot (Thailand) – Training local Karen and Burman women as skilled birth attendants in refugee settings resulted in no adverse perinatal outcomes and many positive outcomes such as a drop in stillbirths and infant deaths and more babies being born in clinics rather than at home, says a new study published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE.
Oxford Professor of Tropical Medicine Kevin Marsh is a principal investigator at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme in Kilifi, Kenya, as well as senior adviser to the African Academy of Sciences. His award recognises his sustained efforts to control and eradicate malaria, which impacts the health of tens of millions of African children.
Ada Lovelace was an English mathematician and writer, chiefly known for her work with Charles Babbage on the early mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine. Ada Lovelace Day is an annual international event to celebrate the achievements of women in Science, Engineering, Technology and Maths.
Medical and health teaching and research at Oxford University has been ranked as the world's best for the sixth year running in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
A study by the international Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD) collaboration (which includes researchers from OUCRU), published in The Lancet, analyzed each country’s progress toward achieving the United Nation’s health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) targets by creating an overall SDG Index score.
Researchers from the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Vietnam have shown that using a rapid (5-minute) test can reduce antibiotic misuse for respiratory infections.
Oxford becomes the first British university ever to occupy top position in the global table, which judges the performance of 980 universities across 79 countries. Oxford’s top ranking reflects its all-round strength in contemporary research and teaching.
The University of Oxford's Professor Sir Peter Ratcliffe has won one of the most prestigious prizes in medicine.
7 September 2016, Bangkok (Thailand) – Multidrug-resistant bacterial infections cause more than 19,000 excess deaths a year in Thailand alone, according to a study published today in eLife Sciences Publications.
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