Peoples-uni is delighted to announce a partnership with EUCLID University http://www.euclid.int/.
I spent a few days in Pretoria to explore partnerships for Peoples-uni.   Many possibilities presented themselves and I am most grateful to my host, Flavia Senkubuge from the School of Health Systems and Public Health at the University of Pretoria for all the contacts she created.   
We are very excited to announce our new mobile-friendly website which is now live – please go and visit it, and share it with colleagues who may benefit from Peoples-uni courses and Programmes.  Our new flyer is also available on the site. On completion of the summer semester (2017a), the number of our Masters-level award graduates rose to 130 – Congratulations to our latest four graduates from Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria!  They will again join our now sizable Alumni Network where our Masters-level Programme alumni are supporting each other to undertake research and the next steps of their public health careers.
We are very sorry to announce the death of Alec Tice who has been a Trustee, Treasurer and Great Friend of Peoples-uni. He developed much of the governance and financial processes that enable Peoples-uni to do it's work, and supervised the award of student bursaries. Alec was passionate about ensuring people have educational opportunities, and took great delight in the progress and success of the Peoples-uni students.
  • NEW Exercise and Health course by Peoples-uni, pulls together a set of presentations developed by an International team of experts
  • The program contains data from different countries and it is designed to encourage students to perform interventions to increase physical activity in their setting
Peoples-uni has debuted its new short online course,
This course teaches a public health approach to mental health in a global context, with reference to low- and middle-income countries.Mental health is a much neglected field, despite the large degree of psychiatric morbidity, disability and mortality affecting populations worldwide. Mental health issues are often concentrated amongst the poor and disadvantaged, and there is frequently a strong gender bias towards women.
Stephen Kalu, who graduated from the MPH programme with a Merit award in 2013 has published his dissertation in the Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research.His work which is titled Infant Feeding Choices Practiced among HIV Positive Mothers Attending a Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV Program in Nnewi, Nigeria focuses on how the HIV epidemic has significantly altered the context within which women make d
24 Peoples-uni students have completed their MPH studies following sign-off at August’s Exam Board.This was the biggest cohort to undertake their dissertations to date and the results are excellent with eight students completing with a Pass, twelve with a Merit and four with a Distinction.At the February Exam Board, 15 graduated - ten with a Merit and five with a Pass.Undertaking the dissertation is a challenging
As regular readers are aware, Fiona Reynolds attended the two day Public Health England (PHE) Conference on the 16th and 17th September.
Peoples-uni has a Twitter account!Follow us to keep up with Peoples-uni news when you’re on the move and to share resources and Public Health news.And say “hello” – we’re always keen to hear from students, alumni, volunteers and anyone who has something to say about improving global health.It has been a busy week on Twitter this week with Tweets from the #AIDS2014 conference as well as a range of fascinating news stories from around the world.