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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.

Eat healthily, stay active for long-term health

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"The Covid-19 pandemic has forced people to stay indoors for a long period of time due to lockdown measures." Article by our current student Priya Lakshmy (2019-20 cohort)

Summary of Activities together as alumni of the MSc program

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Our alumni Julius Gilayeneh (2016-17 cohort), Wahdae-Mai Harmon and Jethro Zawolo (2017-18 cohort) share the summary of their activities on establishing a new MPH program in Liberia. "Evidence gathered from this project will be disseminated and use to inform the development of relevant policies that are lacking and other interventions."

Minah Faiz (cohort 2019-20) awarded The Most Contributed Scholar, The Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust Scholars Awards 2020

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We are very proud to announce that our student Minah Faiz (cohort 2019-20) was awarded The Most Contributed Scholar award as well as the The Most Potential Enterprise - Solis (in collaboration with Upamanyu Ghose) by the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust.

Dasht-e-Barchi : can it ever be a safe place again?

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"The simple yet harmonious refuge that we built for mothers to deliver their precious new babies has been annihilated. I wonder—can it ever be a safe place again?" Dr Katherine Franklin (cohort 2017-18)

Give 'gate-keepers' their due

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"If a patient ends up in the ward, there have been a failure at many levels of health promotion and health prevention for him to be there. What more if the patient ends up in intensive care." B. Priya Lakshmi (cohort 2019-20)

Going with Grace: from Malawi to Oxford University

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"We had a lot of opportunities to bond as a group and become personal friends over the year. My study program also gave me and my classmates a lot of opportunities to get to know each other. " Grace Mzumara (cohort 2018-19)

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