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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) 

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

Prowse S (2019). Understanding and enabling 'Learning Health Systems': connecting science with service delivery to support everyday resilience. Registration for doctoral degree in Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen.

2018/19

Oladeinde O (2019). Community perspectives on alcohol and other drug abuse in rural South Africa: a participatory action research study. [Dissertation 60 credits]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg. 

Tembo K (2019). Situated practices of participatory water governance in South Africa: a literature review. [Dissertation 60 credits]. 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 [Work-Based Placement 15 credits]. 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. [Work-Based Placement 15 credits]. 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.

Savella MS (2018). What is the burden of avoidable mortality owing to lack of clean safe water in rural South Africa? A literature review. [Work-Based Placement 15 credits]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg. 

Ugwoke P (2018). Family and child health policy and strategy in South Africa: a systematic mapping of policy norms and support.  [Dissertation 60 credits]. 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. [Work-Based Placement 15 credits]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg. 

2016/17

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

Cowan E (2018). Understanding non-communicable diseases: combining Health surveillance with community based research in rural South Africa [Dissertation 60 credits]. 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 [Dissertation 60 credits]. 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  [Work-Based Placement project 15 credits]. 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. [Dissertation 60 credits]. 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. [Work-Based Placement project 15 credits]. 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. [Dissertation 60 credits]. 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 [Dissertation 60 credits]. Universities of Aberdeen and the Witwatersrand, Aberdeen/Johannesburg.