A letter from Kabiru Adewale Ajibola about the Public Health International Scholarship Experience: 

By Nov.14, 2023

I am immensely grateful to Public Health International for providing me with the funding to pursue a Master of Science degree at the University of Salford. This scholarship reduced my financial pressures tremendously and allowed me to dedicate myself to excelling in my academics and research.  The scholarship gave me access to world-class faculty, research […]

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Salford Celebrates the 75th Birthday of the NHS

By Jul.20, 2023

By Lydia Kofoworola (MSc Public Health Student) The 75th anniversary of the NHS was celebrated throughout the United Kingdom, and Salford was no exception. The school of Health and Society celebrations began with a brief introductory speech followed by a fascinating journey through the timeline of the NHS’s evolution, from the pre-1900s to the 1900s, […]

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“Antimicrobial Resistance: A Chronicle of Laughter, Learning, and Intellectual Adventurers”

By May.25, 2023

In today’s interconnected world, global health challenges of the 21st century require collaborative efforts from diverse teams this was no different for our group as we set out to identify and address a pressing health concern by harnessing our collective strengths and resources. Grab your explorer’s hat and buckle up, as we take you on […]

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Parenting and studying made easy using the library 

By Feb.27, 2023

Postgraduate studies can be very stressful and challenging with a lot of, academic demands from group presentation, to essay writing and research work; social demands of meeting and relating with new people such as students, tutors, and advisors; financial demands; and psychological demands such as transitioning from being dependent academically to being independent. These challenges […]

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Like Lagos, Like Salford

By Dec.12, 2022

By Damilola Mustafa I start with the phrase ‘Like Lagos, Like Salford’, but in the real sense of every word, these two cities are two worlds apart. I will give you insight into what I mean. I started my MSc in Public Health in September at the University of Salford. It has been a worthwhile […]

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“For me, stepping out of my own country and culture I was like a fish out of water”

By Nov.22, 2022

By Umm E Arbab Hello everyone! My Name is Umm E Arbab, and I am currently studying MSc public health and I came from Pakistan. The main reason I took the important decision to study at the University of Salford was to explore studying internationally and to become a qualified professional, who can really make […]

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EXPERIENCING A PLAGUE THROUGH THE LENS OF HISTORY 

By Oct.27, 2022

By Kikelomo Folashade Hidden in Hope Valley of Derbyshire is a town called Eyam Village also known as the ‘plague’ village. Once upon a time in the 16th Century the village of Eyam was plagued by the Bubonic bacterium which caused the death of numerous members of households and even the separation of loved ones […]

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Designing and evaluating a nutrition intervention to improve the health and wellbeing of construction workers, by PhD student Magdalena Wronska

By Aug.11, 2021

Eating and food are important to people and a relationship between nutrition, health and wellbeing has been well established. Work is a source of social contact and prestige, as well as providing economic opportunities to pursue healthy choices, while work cultures, schedules, and patterns have a major impact on our eating behaviours. My PhD study […]

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Understanding social media Relationships and Sex Education in a UK context – By Lisa Garwood-Cross

By Jul.27, 2021

Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) has been on the UK Governments agenda since Ofsted, the schools regulator, released a report in 2013 titled ‘Not Good Enough Yet: PSHE in schools’i. The report identified that RSE required improvement in a third of primary schools and half of secondary schools visited, with too much emphasis in secondary […]

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Late diagnosis of HIV in women in Greater Manchester, by Sheree Powell (MSc Public Health 2021)

By Jul.04, 2021

When I started the Public Health Masters programme, I knew that I was going to do my dissertation on a sexual health related issue. Working in sexual health for several years I knew there were a few issues that needed research. One such topic that concerned me was the low HIV screening uptake from women […]

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