Prioritising ‘already-scarce’ intensive care unit resources in the midst of COVID-19: a call for regional triage committees in South Africa

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Our alumna Reshania Naidoo (cohort 2019-2020) led an article in BMC Medical Ethics journal on the need for triage committees during the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa.

Reflection on the international women's day (cohort 2020-21)

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MaryJane Nweje's women's day piece (cohort 2020-21)

Healthy Learners partners with Zambian school health workers to disseminate accurate health information

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Healthy Learners, a NGO founded by Lonnie Hackett (cohort 2017-18) helps Zambian government to shape education policies and guidelines for COVID-19.

Indonesia’s decision to prioritise COVID-19 vaccination to citizens aged 18-59 years old questionable

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Kartika Saraswati (cohort 2015-16) contributes to an article on Indonesia’s decision to prioritise COVID-19 vaccination to citizens aged 18-59 years old.

Living mapping review for COVID-19 funded research projects

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Our alumni Emilia Antonio and Nicole Advani (cohort 2019-2020) co-authored this living review focused on providing an updated overview of COVID-19 funded research projects . It aims to provide in-depth analysis of the breadth of funding, remaining gaps, opportunities, and trends.

Hamilton Naki: From gardening to greatness

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Our alumnus Elisha Ngetich (cohort 2018-19) co-authored Hamilton Naki's short biography, describing his path from gardener to an essential part of the research group responsible for the first heart transplant.

COVID-19 Outbreak in a Large Penitentiary Complex

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Our alumnus Fernando Reis (cohort 2017-18) spent 3 months in a penitentiary complex investigating a COVID-19 outbreak. The field work has provided the opportunity to carry out several studies of which this is the first to be published. It addresses virus transmissibility in a prison environment.

The Bold Dream: Transcending the Impossible

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Our alumnus Elisha Ngetich (cohort 2018/2019) and Gladys Ngetich co-authored this book about their real-life experiences of their path from under-resourced rural primary schools in Kenya to Rhodes Scholars at the University of Oxford.

COVID-19 in Latin America and Caribbean: A determination of research priorities and call to action (Spanish)

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Study led by our alumna Nicole Feune de Colombi (cohort 2018-19) that aimed at identifying research priorities that require urgent attention in Latin America and the Caribbean.

First NGO to Work Exclusively with Migrant Workers Established in Maldives

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Our alumnus Minah Faiz (cohort 2019-2020) has started the first-ever non-governmental organisation (NGO) to work exclusively with migrant workers in the Maldives.

Funding and COVID-19 research priorities - are the research needs for Africa being met?

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Emerging data from Africa indicates remarkably low numbers of reported COVID-19 deaths despite high levels of disease transmission. However, evolution of these trends as the pandemic progresses remains unknown. Emilia Antonio (2019-20 cohort)

The first 2 h after birth: prevalence and factors associated with neonatal care practices from a multicountry, facility-based, observational study

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"While I am excited to be a part of this super team, our paper is a sobering reminder that we need to strengthen our systems to ensure newborns everywhere receive high-quality healthcare." Adeniyi Aderoba (cohort 2018-19)

A descriptive study of the trends of COVID-19 in Zimbabwe from March - June 2020: policy and strategy implications

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Dennis Mazingi (cohort 2020-2021) is co-author of this article that describes the different trajectory of the COVID-19 pandemic was in Zimbabwe compared to predictions and even sophisticated modelling studies.

Doctors’ Extended Shifts as Risk to Practitioner and Patient: South Africa as a Case Study

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Farah Jawitz (cohort 2018-19) examines the hazards of health professionals' extended shifts in South Africa. The paper proposes a series of measures to manage the risks of extended working hours.

Decolonizing research – Perspectives from an early career researcher

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Our alumna Emilia Antonio (cohort 2019-2020) reflects on the new perspective she gained from attending our course and how she is now aware of the gaps and challenges in African research.

COVID-19: Charting a sustainable path to response, recovery and resilience in Africa

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"Leveraging the response to COVID-19 to reinforce investments in a system-based approach to address these risks can boost proactive recovery and resilience. " Abiodun Awosusi (cohort 2016-17) and Marius Adeniyi

How has MSc IHTM contributed to Terrence's view of Global Health?

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Terrence Beteck Epie (cohort 2019-2020) reflects on activities he engaged and provides an insight into how the current outbreak might be affecting HIV/AIDS clinical Cascade in Cameroon.

Summer Lightning Talk Series

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Our student Sandra Adele (cohort 2019-20) presented on "The impact of COVID-19 on malaria in Nigeria" at the IHME summer talks.

Estudiaron en la Universidad de Oxford y colaboran con gobiernos de América Latina para entender la evolución de la pandemia

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Our alumni Nicole Feune de Colombi, Martín Merello, Francisco Obando (cohort 2018-19) and Lorena Suárez-Idueta (Cohort 2015-16) are tirelessly working on the COVID-19 International Modelling Consortium (CoMo Consortium), an initiative that can project possible pandemic scenarios thorough mathematical modelling.

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