Publications And Presentations About The MPH And Public Health Professional Development Programs
Publications regarding the Masters-level Program and the Professional Development Courses that were written when they were housed by the historic charity People's Uni through 2007-2021.
Heller RF et al. Capacity-building for public health. Bulletin of the World Health Organisation 2007:85;930-934
Reynolds F & Heller RF. Public Health U: Developing Public Health Competences – Lessons from a Pilot Course Module. International journal of emerging technologies in learning (iJET) Vol 3, 2008
Heller RF. Experience with a "social model" of capacity building: Public Health U. Human Resources for Health 2009, 7:43
Philip K & Lee A. Online Public Health Education for Low and Middle-Income Countries: Factors Influencing Successful Student Outcomes. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) 2011; 6(4).
Awofeso N, Philip K, Heller RF. Internet-based public health e-learning student perceptions: an evaluation from the People’s Open Access Education Initiative (Peoples-uni). Open Learning 2012;27: 215–226.
Heller RF, Developing the clinico-epidemiologic conference as an online course. J Public Health (Oxf) 2017; 38 (4): e588
Heller RF, Zurynski R, Barrett A et al. Open Online Courses in Public Health: experience from Peoples-uni F1000Research 2017, 6:170
Madhok R, Frank E, Heller RF. Building public health capacity through online global learning. Open Praxis 2018;10 (1)
Sridharan S et al. The potential of an online educational platform to contribute to achieving sustainable development goals: a mixed-methods evaluation of the Peoples-uni online platform. Health Research Policy and Systems 2018;16:106
Heller RF, Strobl J, Madhok R. Online Education for Public Health Capacity Building in Low- to Middle-Income Countries. The Peoples-uni Experience. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning 2019;20(1).
Machingura P, Shantikumar S, Babalola O, Heller R, 2019, 'Does a bursary scheme for students in low- to middle-income countries influence outcomes in a master’s program in Public Health?', MedEdPublish, 8, , 52, https://doi.org/10.15694/mep.2019.000122.1
Heller RF, Chilolo E, Elliott J, Johnson B, Lipman D, Ononeze V, & Richards J. (2019). Do tutors make a difference in online learning? A comparative study in two Open Online Courses. Open Praxis, 11(3), 229-241. https://openpraxis.org/index.php/OpenPraxis/article/view/960
Worthington RP, Madhok R, Heller RF. Improving global access to medical ethics education: a free self-paced online course on the Peoples-uni website. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics. Published online March 28, 2020. https://ijme.in/articles/improving-global-access-to-medical-ethics-educa...
Collaborative publications by and with Alumni
Machingura PI, Adekola O, Mueni E et al. Perceived value of applying Information Communication Technology to implement guidelines in developing countries; an online questionnaire study among public health workers. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics 2014:6(2).
Heller RF, Machingura PI, Musa BM, Sengupta P, Myles P. Mobilising the alumni of a Master of Public Health degree to build research and development capacity in low- and middle-income settings: The Peoples-uni. Health Research Policy and Systems 2015;13:71.
Musa BM, Ibekwe E, Mwale S, Eurien D et al. HIV treatment and monitoring patterns in routine practice: a multi-country retrospective chart review of patient care. F1000Research 2019, 7:713
Presentation by Jessica Sheringham at Moodlemoot 2010 (Presentation)
Presentation on Health Promotion in Peoples-uni by Ron Kirk to ACC RAC, March 2013 (Presentation)
Effective and affordable e-learning systems - presentation by Omo Oaiya at Euroafrica ICT conference, 2013. (Presentation)
Peoples-uni - Building the Public Health Workforce Capacity at Home and Abroad. Presentation at the UK Faculty of Public Health Annual Scientific Meeting 2013. By Anna Jones, Rachel Beanland and Sizanna Mathew.
Scaling up Public Health Education in Africa through e-learning: the Peoples-uni. By JP Uwillingiyimana et al, East Africa Health Professions Educators Association conference, June 2015. (Kigali_pu_presentation_final.pdf)
Interview about Peoples-uni in BMJ Careers section: creator of Peoples-uni.
Publications by students/graduates
Systematic Review and Meta-analysis on Community based interventions in TB care in developing countries. Baba Musa et al. Niger J Med 2014 Apr-Jun;23(2):103-1.
Infant Feeding Choices Practiced among HIV Positive Mothers Attending a Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV Program in Nnewi, Nigeria. Kalu SO1, Reynolds F, Petra GB, Ikechebelu JI, Dada MO, Oluboyo BO1and Igwegbe AO. Kalu et al., J AIDS Clin Res 2014, 5:5
Prevalence of Depression and Associated Risk Factors among the Elderly in Urban and Rural Field Practice Areas of a Tertiary Care Institution in Ludhiana. Paramita Sengupta and Anoop I. Benjamin. Indian Journal Public Health 2015;59:3-8.
Prevalence and correlates ofc ognitive impairment in a north Indian elderly population. Paramita Sengupta et al. WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health April–June 2014; 3:135-143.
Abubakar AG, Ozumba PJ, Winter J, Buttner P, Abimiku A (2015) Current Trends in the detection of Acute HIV Infection among Blood Donors: Reliability of Pooled Nucleic Acid Amplification Technology and the Need for Population Specific Algorithms: A Systematic Review. J Antivir Antiretrovir 7:089-103
Ibekwe, E., Haigh, C., Duncan, F. and Fatoye, F. (2016). Clinical outcomes of routine opt-out antenatal human immunodeficiency virus screening: a systematic review. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26(3-4), pp.341-355.
Ibekwe, E., Haigh, C., Duncan, F. and Fatoye, F. (2017). Economic impact of Routine Opt-out Antenatal HIV Screening: A Systematic Review. Journal of Clinical Nursing.
Machingura PI, Dembah R, Mushava M, Phillipo H, MujajiI WB. Glycaemic Control among Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patient Attending the Out Patient’s Clinic at Parirenyatwa Hospital in Zimbabwe. Texila International Journal of Public Health 2019;7(1).
Yikii G, Hassan A, Odindo R, Kakaire CN, Challa AB. Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice (KAP) from Baseline Data of Acute Watery Diarrhoea (Awd)/Cholera among Adults (15-49) in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. Texila International Journal of Public Health 2019;7(1).
Oswatch F, Magwenya RH. Aluminium phosphide poisoning: A case series at two hospitals in the Manzini Region, Eswatini. Pyramid Journal of Medicine 2019;2 (2).