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Institute of Population Health Sciences (IPHS)

Covid-19 Outputs

Researchers in the Institute of Population Health Sciences are working at local, national and global levels to support an urgent response to the Covid-19 pandemic. All five of our Research Centres have been active in this area since the onset of the pandemic.

You can find more details of specific resarch projects across the institute on our Covid-19 research page.



Clinical Effectiveness Group:


Suspected COVID-19 in primary care: how GP records contribute to understanding differences in prevalence by ethnicity. 

Sally A Hull, Crystal Williams, Mark Ashworth, Chris Carvalho, Kambiz Boomla.

medRxiv  2020.05.23.20101741; doi:10.1101/2020.05.23.20101741


(Preprint) Ethnicity and Outcomes from COVID-19: The ISARIC CCP-UK Prospective Observational Cohort Study of Hospitalised Patients (5/31/2020).

IPHS staff include: Carol Dezateux, John Robson, Sally Hull and Chris Griffiths



Centre for Global Public Health:


Challenges for the Brazilian state posed by Covid-19: the case of Maranhao's paradiplomacy and health trade.

Alvarenga, AA; Rocha, EM; Filippon, J; Andrade, MAC. doi: 10.1590/SciELOPreprints.738



Centre for Primary Care and Mental Health:


Can social isolation caused by physical distance in people with psychosis be overcome through a Phone Pal? 

Pinto da Costa, M.

European Psychiatry, 63(1), E61. doi:10.1192/j.eurpsy.2020.53


COVID-19 effect on mental health: patients and workforce.

Pereira-Sanchez V; Adiukwu F; El Hayek S; Bytyçi DG; Gonzalez-Diaz JM; Kundadak GK; Larnaout A; Nofal M; Orsolini L; Ramalho R; Ransing R; Shalbafan M; Soler-Vidal J; Syarif Z; Teixeira ALS; Pinto da Costa, M. 

The Lancet Psychiatry. 2020;7(6):e29–30.doi:10.1016/S2215-0366(20)30153-X


Can COVID-19 related mental health issues be measured?

Ransing, R; Ramalhob, R; Orsolinicd, L; Adiukwue, F; Gonzalez-Diaz, J M; Larnaoutg, A; Pinto da Costa, M; Grandinetti, P; Bytyçi, G P; Shalbafan, M; Patila, I; Nofal, M; Pereira-Sanchez, V; Kilic, O.

Brain Behaviour and Immunity doi:10.1016/j.bbi.2020.05.049


The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in the precipitation of intimate partner violence.

Moreira, D; Pinto da Costa, M.

International Journal of Law and Psychiatry. 2020, 71 doi:10.1016/j.ijlp.2020.101606 


Mental Health Interventions during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Conceptual Framework by Early Career Psychiatrists.

Ransing R, Adiukwu F, Pereira-Sanchez V, …Pinto da Costa, M, et al.

Asian Journal of Psychiatry, doi:10.1016/j.ajp.2020.102085


Telepsychiatry and healthcare access inequities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ramalho R, Adiukwu F, Gashi Bytyçi D, …, Pinto da Costa, M, et al.

Asian Journal of Psychiatry doi:10.1016/j.ajp.2020.102234