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MSc Global Health Alumni

TCD alumni

The first cohort of MSc in Global Health students graduated in 2006. Students have come from a number of countries around the world. Each year, students have produced research dissertations surrounding a variety of global health issues.

The students and the titles of their dissertations are available in the links below.




Publications Arising from MSc Global Health Theses



Bell J. (2009) Climate change and human health research: facing global health inequity. In Young Voices in Research for Health 2008: Climate change and health: research challenges for vulnerable populations (Jupp S. & McLellan F, eds), Global Forum for Health Research, Geneva, pp. 35-38. Available online:

Connor N.E. & Manary M.J. (2010) Monitoring the adequacy of catch-up growth among moderately malnourished children receiving Home-Based Therapy using Mid-Upper Arm Circumference in Southern Malawi. Maternal and Child Health Journal. Available online:

Griffiths M., Mannan H.& MacLachlan M. (2009) Empowerment, advocacy and national development policy: a case study of disabled peoples' organizations in Bolivia. In Disability & International Development: Towards Inclusive Global Health (MacLachlan M. & Swartz L., eds), Springer, New York, pp. 105-117. Available online:

Stringhini S., Thomas S., Bidwell P., Mtui T. & Mwisongo A. (2009) Understanding informal payments in health care: motivation of health workers in Tanzania. Human Resources for Health 7(53). Available online:

Bradley S. & McAuliffe E. (2009) Mid-level providers in emergency obstetric and newborn health care: factors affecting their performance and retention within the Malawian health system. Human Resources for Health 7(14). Available online:

Willis-Shattuck M., Bidwell P., Thomas S., Wyness L., Blaauw D. & Ditlopo P. (2008) Motivation and retention of health workers in developing countries: a systematic review. BMC Health Services Research 8(247). Available online:

Negusse H., McAuliffe E. & MacLachlan M. (2007) Initial community perspectives on the Health Service Extension Programme in Welkait, Ethiopia. Human Resources for Health 5(21). Available online:

Troy P.H., Wyness L.A. & McAuliffe E. (2007) Nurses' experiences of recruitment and migration from developing countries: a phenomenological approach. Human Resources for Health 5(15). Available online:


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