Month: September 2018

Presentation of the 2017-2018 MPH Student Research Projects

On Thursday 20 September 2018, our MPH students will be presenting their research projects. This will be the last assessment for the 2017-18 course. We have a wide-range of presentations on very topical issues in global health and health policy. The topic of the projects may help prospective students as they can see the kind of dissertations that our students complete.

  1. Systematic review on the association between Chronic Hepatitis B infection and Malaria; and report on Hepatitis B control strategy in The Gambia
  2. Perceptions of need among parents of children with a developmental delay from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds and their experiences of accessing support services
  3. A systematic review of risk factors of knife carrying, usage, and stabbing among young people in United Kingdom.
  4. Perceived context and its role in quality improvement initiatives
  5. The Quality of Diabetes and Hypertension Care among Palestine Refugees in the Middle East: A Cross-sectional Analysis
  6. Associations between air pollution and birthweight in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) study
  7. A systematic review of community- based interventions for improving health and wellbeing in refugee children and adolescents after resettlement in high income
  8. What is the evidence for the effectiveness of lung cancer awareness schemes in the UK?
  9. Alcohol intake and risk of coronary artery disease: a Mendelian randomisation study
  10. An investigation into experience-based food insecurity indicators: how consistently it captures food hardships and its correlation with objective food insecurity measures across four low- and middle- income countries
  11. Identifying barriers to accessing healthcare in Manicaland, Zimbabwe
  12. Patient data sharing for immigration enforcement purposes: perceptions among Healthcare Providers (HCPs) of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between NHS Digital and the Home Office
  13. Exploring the familial, peer, media and environmental influences that affect adolescents’ health behaviours in the United Kingdom: A qualitative evidence synthesis
  14. Household food insecurity and adolescent non-communicable disease risk behaviours: new evidence from low- and middle-income countries
  15. Blood pressure, hypertension and the risk of sudden cardiac death: A systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies
  16. “What matters to me?” An evaluation of a quality improvement intervention in paediatric services at Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust
  17. Trends in antimalarial drug resistance mutations in Africa
  18. Parental employment and child health outcomes
  19. Suicide Watch 2.0: A systematic review of machine learning algorithms to detect suicide risk on social media
  20. Rollout and organisational readiness: The spread of a heart failure care bundle across Northwest London
  21. A Case Study of Caregiver-friendly Workplace Policy (CFWP) in Hong Kong
  22. Determinants of Cognitive Decline and Markers of Aging in Working-Aged Adults: Results from the UK AIRWAVE Cohort
  23. Blood Pressure or Hypertension and The Incidence of Aortic Dissection: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Cohort Study
  24. Investigating changes in malaria parasite species composition as a country approaches elimination: A retrospective study of the Global Malaria Eradication Programme
  25. Affordability of Tobacco Products in 79 Countries in 2016
  26. The role of geographic bias in knowledge diffusion
  27. Patient feedback for quality improvement: an evaluation of the use of Friends and Family data at a large NHS Trust in London
  28. A longitudinal analysis of tobacco industry pricing strategies in 23 European Union countries from 2006 to 2017
  29. Have inequalities in cardiovascular outcomes changed with the reductions in public sector spending: an interrupted time series analysis
  30. Children as Frequent Attenders in Primary Care: A Systematic Review
  31. Pilot Study- Patterns of Population Movement in Onchocerciasis foci in Ghana: Parameterising Meta-Population Models for Disease Elimination
  32. Male involvement in Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child Health: Evaluating gaps between policy and practice in Uganda
  33. Prevalence of and factors associated with repeat adolescent childbearing in Ethiopia: A secondary data analysis of the 2016 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey
  34. Characterising prescribing trends of dependence forming medicines in the management of chronic pain and anxiety; a secondary analysis of national primary care prescribing patterns
  35. How cost-effective is dolutegravir? A systematic review of price, clinical and economic evidence in HIV-1 infected treatment-naïve, treatment-experienced and switch patients
  36. Effects of exposure to both tobacco and e-cigarette advertisements on perceptions and use of tobacco products and e-cigarettes: an analysis of the 2015 National Youth Tobacco Survey
  37. Risk factors associated with antibiotic resistance in inpatients with Escherichia coli infections.
  38. A meta-analysis of how exposure to land uses affects risk of infectious disease in a sample of Sub-Saharan African countries
  39. Predictors of non-adherence to long-term antiretroviral therapy in people living with HIV in Brazil
  40. Trends in Experimentation of Tobacco Products among Adolescents in USA
  41. Integration of sexual and reproductive health services in primary care. A systematic review on the uptake of chlamydia screening in the WHO European region
  42. A systematic review of the safety and otoprotective efficacy of sodium thiosulphate on aminoglycoside-/cisplatin-induced ototoxicity
  43. Exploring the needs for support among parents of children with special educational needs and/or disabilities through the peri-diagnostic period
  44. Pharmaceutical innovation and global health: measuring inequality in pharmaceutical innovation for infectious diseases and assessing the impact of World Bank income classification on market launch and inequality in market launch
  45. Blood pressure, hypertension and the risk of abdominal aortic aneurysms – a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies
  46. From policy to monitoring: evaluating the tool for monitoring impact, performance, and capacity of primary health care in high-performing countries in the WHO European Region
  47. Vaccine-preventable diseases among migrant populations in Europe: a systematic analysis
  48. HIV Prevalence and ART Uptake in Children in East Zimbabwe
  49. Costs and cost-effectiveness of multiple HIV counselling and testing modalities: Evidence from a prospective cohort study in Southern Mozambique
  50. Predictors of Skilled Birth Attendants in Ethiopia
  51. A systematic review and meta-analysis on the prevalence and impact of occult hepatitis B infection (OBI) on advanced liver disease
  52. Prevalence and determinants of cigarette smoking relapse among US adult smokers – a longitudinal study.
  53. Exploring the use and application of sustainability methods in healthcare practice: a systematic scoping review
  54. Factors associated with use of short-acting and long-acting reversible contraceptives in Ethiopia
  55. Evaluation of Country Cooperation Strategies in three countries of WHO regions for Health System Strengthening
  56. Characteristics of patients initiating second medical opinions, and impact on management and satisfaction: a systematic review
  57. Anthropogenic land use and infectious disease risks in South America: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the evidence
  58. The Impact of Grenfell on Health Service Provision and Community Health; a Literature Review and Data Analysis
  59. The effective use of the Country Cooperation Strategy as a tool to assess health improvements in Uruguay, Argentina and Honduras
  60. Time series analysis of WHO/UNICEF Estimates of National Immunization Coverage (WUENIC) data of Pakistan, India, Nigeria, Ethiopia and Democratic Republic of the Congo
  61. The Acute Effects of Polyphenols on Cognitive Function: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
  62. Understanding the Drivers of Paternal Involvement: Interviews with Ugandan Fathers Positively Involved in Maternal and New-born Health
  63. Comparison of safety of TDF and TAF based drugs in two HIV study cohorts of patients with HIV-1 infection
  64. Biological, behavioural and socio-demographic correlates with heterosexual anal intercourse in Manicaland, Zimbabwe
  65. Engagement and acceptability of educational telehealth interventions among family caregivers with a child with Autism spectrum disorder: a systematic review
  66. The role of family in determining dietary and physical activity habits and motivating/discouraging change in children
  67. An evidence synthesis into the epidemiological transmission modelling of Bovine tuberculosis