28 July 2021
Student Dennis Mazingi (cohort 2020-2021) co-authored this paper focused on the importance of a prompt diagnosis and treatment of intussusception in Zimbabwe. Their findings highlight the need to improve early diagnosis of intussusception and prompt referral of patients for treatment.
Safety and immunogenicity of the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 in HIV infection: a single-arm substudy of a phase 2/3 clinical trial
18 June 2021
Sandra Adele (cohort 2020-2021) co-authored this paper on the efficacy of the Oxford Astra-Zeneca vaccine for the 40 million people globally living with HIV. This study aimed to assess the vaccine’s ability to stimulate an immune response on those who have their immunity compromised.
19 May 2021
Alumna Parinda Wattanasri (cohort 2019-2020) was interviewed by Thailand Today on vaccine passports. and how they may become a sustainable plan to reopening Thailand.
Validation of a host blood transcriptomic biomarker for pulmonary tuberculosis in people living with HIV: a prospective diagnostic and prognostic accuracy study
30 April 2021
Simon Mendelsohn (cohort 2015-2016) co-authored this publications reporting the findings of a study that found a host blood test that can find those at high risk of tuberculosis in people living with HIV.
29 April 2021
Dennis Mazingi and Tafadzwa Matika (cohort 2020-2021) won the overall best pitch and the grand prize of £10,000 on the All-Innovate Ideas Competition for their idea of a fast delivery service in Zimbabue that would accelerate the country's step into online commerce.
Addressing emerging global health security threats in Sub-Saharan Africa: Time for a regional health agenda?
23 April 2021
Epie Terrence Beteck (cohort 2019-2020) wrote this article on the state of play of health care in Sub-Saharan Africa and what should be done to improve healthcare systems and strengthen outbreak response.
23 April 2021
Mission for Migrant Workers (NGO founded by our alumnus Minah Faiz, cohort 2019-2020) partners with local restaurant to donate meal packs during Ramadan.
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.
25 March 2021
Alumna Zineb Bentounsi (cohort 2018-2019) co-authored this overview of the surgical care in sub-Saharan 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.
25 January 2021
Our alumnus Simon Mendelsohn (cohort 2015-2016) co-authored the publication of the results from a study into a blood-based RNA biomarker which tested diagnostic and prognostic performance for TB and the efficacy of TB preventive therapy for biomarker-positive individuals
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.