Postgraduate Teaching and Research

We have a sustained commitment to contribute to communities of practice for collaborative research through postgraduate teaching and training.

2019/20

Matilla P (2020). Burden of disease attributable to community nominated health priorities In rural South Africa: a secondary analysis of Verbal Autopsy data. [Masters Dissertation]. Universities of Aberdeen, Birmingham and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Birmingham/Johannesburg. 

Ojewola T (2020). Promoting community empowerment in the district health system through participatory action research in rural South Africa [Masters Dissertation]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg. 

2018/19

Oladeinde O (2019). Community perspectives on alcohol and other drug abuse in rural South Africa: a participatory action research study. [Masters Dissertation]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg. 

Tembo K (2019). Situated practices of participatory water governance in South Africa: a literature review. [Masters Dissertation]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg. 

Oladeinde O (2019). Understanding alcohol and other drug abuse in rural communities in South Africa: policies and community perspectives [Masters Placement]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg. 

Tembo K (2019). Understanding community participatory approaches in water services and resources management in rural communities of South Africa. [Masters Placement]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg. 

2017/18

Hove J (2018). The role of community participation in improving health in a rural area of northeast South Africa. Protocol for doctoral degree in Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, School of Public Health, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Ugwoke P (2018). Family and child health policy and strategy in South Africa: a systematic mapping of policy norms and support.  [Masters Dissertation]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg. 

Ugwoke P (2018). What is the burden of avoidable mortality owing to lack of clean safe water in rural South Africa? A literature review. [Masters Placement]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg. 

Savella MS (2018). What is the burden of avoidable mortality owing to lack of clean safe water in rural South Africa? A literature review. [Masters Placement]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg. 

2016/17

Cowan E (2018). Understanding non-communicable diseases: combining Health surveillance with community based research in rural South Africa [Masters Dissertation]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg. 

Cowan E (2017). Mortality classification and surveillance systems internationally and in South Africa: a literature review. [Masters Placement]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg. 

2015/16

Brooks C (2016). Community perspectives on HIV-related mortality in rural South Africa: a qualitative thematic analysis and Photovoice study [Masters Dissertation]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg. 

Wariri O (2016). Bridging the gap: using health policy and systems research to connect health system’s stakeholders and rural communities in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. [Masters Dissertation]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg. 

Wariri O (2016). Community perspectives on the cause of under-5 mortality in Agincourt: a preliminary qualitative analysis  [Masters Placement]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg. 

2014/15

Forkuo A (2015). Examining social and health system factors, end of life care in cases of epilepsy mortality in a rural district in South Africa. [Masters Placement]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg. 

Forkuo A (2015). A mixed method study of routine health surveillance and community perspectives on mortality owing to stroke and epilepsy in rural South Africa. [Masters Dissertation]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg. 

2013/14

Hullur N (2014). “Poverty is one of the main causes when it comes to the disease”: A qualitative study of community perspectives on HIV, violence and health surveillance in rural South Africa [Masters Dissertation]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg. 

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The research is supported by the Health Systems Research Initiative from Department for International Development (DFID)/ Medical Research Council (MRC)/ Wellcome Trust/ Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) (MR/N005597/1, MR/P014844/1)