Cookies on this website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Continue' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

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

MSc IHTM News

"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?

MSc IHTM News

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

MSc IHTM News

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

MSc IHTM News

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

MSc IHTM News

"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

MSc IHTM News

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

MSc IHTM News

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?

MSc IHTM News

"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

MSc IHTM News

"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

MSc IHTM News

"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)

Syria Situational Brief - Impact of COVID-19 on forcibly displaced persons inside Syria

MSc IHTM News

"COVID-19 is characterised by a relatively high proportion of patients requiring respiratory support and prolonged ventilation. As such, insufficient numbers of ventilators (and healthcare workers trained to use them) will rapidly consume available resources." Ms Manar Marzouk (cohort 2015-16)

Assessing the implementation of facility-based HIV testing policies in Malawi, South Africa and Tanzania from 2013–2018

MSc IHTM News

"There have been few studies that have investigated the extent to which health facilities in rural African settings have been able to keep pace with changing HIV testing policies. This study addresses this gap by assessing the implementation of HIV testing and counselling policies in rural health facilities in Malawi, South Africa and Tanzania over the period 2013–2018." Dr Lameck Luwanda (cohort 2016-17)

MSF opens new COVID-19 Khayelitsha Field Hospital in partnership with the Department of Health

MSc IHTM News

“Every death is heavy on the healthcare workers that fought to save that person’s life.” Dr Claire Keene (cohort 2017-18)

The power of people caring for those affected by Covid-19

MSc IHTM News

"Let’s imagine for a moment, that everyone who couldn’t self-isolate at home could be accommodated within their neighbourhoods — in an environment that was designed not to transmit COVID-19". Manya van Ryneveld (cohort 2017-18)

COVID 19: Interview with Dr Sylvie Pool

MSc IHTM News

Our alumna Dr Sylvie Pool (cohort 2019-2020) reflects on the MSc IHTM course at Oxford and on the lockdown in the UK.

Systematic review: Baseline results of a living systematic review for COVID-19 clinical trial registrations

MSc IHTM News

Our alumni Emilia Sitsofe Antonio and Sopuruchukwu Obiesie ( 2019-2020 cohort) as well as our alumni Zineb Bentounsi and Vitalis Fambombi Feteh (2018-2019 cohort), Gerald Jamberi Makuka and Roland Ngu (2017-2018 cohort) have contributed to this systematic review on independent trials aiming to answer similar questions.

MSc IHTM annual visit to the Houses of Parliament

MSc IHTM News

On the 11th February the MsC IHTM students visited the House of Parliament and presented their policy briefs in the House of Lords.