Prioritising ‘already-scarce’ intensive care unit resources in the midst of COVID-19: a call for regional triage committees in South Africa
9 April 2021
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.
8 March 2021
MaryJane Nweje's women's day piece (cohort 2020-21)
Healthy Learners partners with Zambian school health workers to disseminate accurate health information
19 February 2021
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
4 February 2021
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.
Women’s experiences of mistreatment during childbirth and their satisfaction with care: findings from a multicountry community-based study in four countries
22 January 2021
Our alumnus Adeniyi Aderoba (Cohort 2018-19)
22 January 2021
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.
14 January 2021
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.
14 January 2021
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)
7 January 2021
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.
7 January 2021
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.
18 December 2020
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
23 November 2020
"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
12 November 2020
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.
6 November 2020
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.
29 October 2020
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.
15 October 2020
"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
24 September 2020
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.
Estudiaron en la Universidad de Oxford y colaboran con gobiernos de América Latina para entender la evolución de la pandemia
9 August 2020
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.