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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

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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."

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)

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

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"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

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"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

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“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

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"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)

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

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Our current students 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.

COVID 19: Interview with Dr Sylvie Pool

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

MsC IHTM annual visit to the Houses of Parliament

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