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Postgraduate study

Postgraduate qualifications

Students interested in undertaking postgraduate study at the Centre for International Health can enrol in any of the qualifications offered in public health:

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Postgraduate research areas

The Centre for International Health is involved in a wide range of research projects across a number of countries. Examples of the thesis and dissertation topics of current students and graduates include:

Current Students

PhD students

  • Bacterial aetiology of severe febrile illness in Yangon, Myanmar. Tin Ohn Myat. Enrolled for PhD 2015
  • The impact and social ecology of leptospirosis in northern Tanzania. Michael Maze. Enrolled for PhD 2015
  • Latent tuberculosis infection among Indonesian health care workers. Lika Apirani. Enrolled for PhD 2016
  • TB in Malaysian prisons. Haider Al Darraji. Enrolled for PhD 2016
  • Studies on healthcare seeking, antimicrobial use, and causes of fever in Yangon, Myanmar. Win Thandar Oo. Enrolled for PhD 2018

Master of Public Health students

  • Risk factors of Staphylococcus capitis colonisation in the Dunedin Hospital NICU. Louise Thorn. Enrolled for MPH 2017
  • Investigating the cascade of care analysis for drug resistant tuberculosis using systematic reviews and original cohort data collection in Bandung, Indonesia. Beau Xu. Enrolled for MPH 2018

Master of Medical Science

  • Socioeconomic risk factors for childhood pneumonia in Basse, rural The Gambia. Hai Sue Kang. Enrolled 2014

Graduates

PhD graduates

  • Early clearance Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Indonesia. Ayesha Verrall. Graduation 2018
  • The epidemiology of cervical cancer in Ghana. Yvonne Nartey. Graduation 2017
  • Interface between voice and accountability: Exploring social accountability mechanisms in the district health system of Nepal. Gagan Gurung. Graduation 2017
  • New T cell assays in tuberculosis and their potential as efficacy markers for intervention trials. Adetifa I. Universty of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Aid effectiveness in East Timor. Hasibul Haque. Graduation 2016
  • Immunodiagnosis of paediatric tuberculosis. Toyin Togun. Enrolled for PhD 2012, Open University, UK
  • Studies in the aetiology of diarrhoea in West Africa. Debasish Saha. Graduation 2013
  • Evaluation of the restructuring of the Health System of Botswana. Onalenna Seitio. Graduation 2012
  • Nutritional Intervention study in Cambodian children, a randomised controlled trial. Susan Jack. Graduation 2012
  • Studies in tuberculosis in Indonesia. Merrin Rutherford. Enrolled for PhD, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2009

Master of Public Health graduates

  • Tanna integrated water, sanitation, and hygiene project evaluation. Alex Morrison. Graduation 2016
  • Geographical analysis of invasive pneumococcal disease and radiological pneumonia in The Gambian pneumococcal surveillance system. David Summerby-Murray. Graduation 2016
  • Price efficacy of a TB active case finding intervention for increasing knowledge in The Gambia. Stephanie Price. Graduation 2015
  • The aetiology of febrile illness in low- and-middle-income countries. Namrata Prasad. Graduation 2014
  • Randomised trial of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Gambian villages. The effect on nasopharyngeal carriage in children. Uzochukwu Egere. Graduation 2013
  • Situational analysis of case contact management in an Indonesian community tuberculosis clinic. Melissa Anselmo. Graduation 2013
  • Chlamydia and infertility in Samoa. Michael Walsh. Graduation 2012
  • Hepatitis E serosurvey in Zambia. Choolwe Jacobs. Completed MPH (with distinction). Graduation 2012
  • Case control study of access to healthcare and childhood death in The Gambia. Merrin Rutherford. MPH (with distinction). Graduation 2008

Bachelor of Medical Science with Honours

  • Post-discharge mortality in children admitted for suspected pneumonia, meningitis or septicaemia in The Gambia. Aakash Chhibber. BMedSci 2012 (First class)