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Disability Law in the Hands of All

The Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows Alumni Association Nigeria (COSFAN) COSFAN held an end of year workshop and investiture of patrons event on 3 December 2019 at the British Council Hall, Lagos. The end of year workshop, titled ‘Disability Law in the Hands of All’, was organised to raise awareness of disability law and the rights […]

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Financial literacy and cyber security in Tanzania

This article is to revisit a workshop led by Commonwealth Alumni on the taxation system , financial literacy, and cyber security in Tanzania, held on 2 November 2019 in Dar es Salaam. The event was split into three sessions: The taxation system in Tanzania, delivered by Donald Nsanyiwa (2005 Shared Scholar, MSc Information Systems, University […]

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Improving maternal child health

CSC Alumni Uganda This article is to revisit a training workshop organised by the Sanyu Africa Midwives Commonwealth Association (SAMCA) on maternal neonatal child health on 17 and 18 September 2019 in Eastern Uganda. SAMCA brings together alumni in Uganda who completed Commonwealth Professional Fellowships in public health. The Regional Referral Hospital in Eastern Uganda […]

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Alumni mark Commonwealth Day 2019

Commonwealth Day is held every year on the second Monday of March. In 2019, it took place on Monday 11 March. Each year a theme is chosen to enhance the celebration of Commonwealth Day by informing events held on the day and throughout the year. The theme chosen for 2019 is ‘A Connected Commonwealth’.  To […]

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Speaker of the Bangladesh Parliament and Commonwealth Alumnus, Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury

Bangladeshi Commonwealth alumni encouraged to contribute to society

Commonwealth alumni returning to Bangladesh should aim to contribute as much as they can to their local communities. This was the clear message from Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, Speaker of the Bangladesh Parliament – and a former Commonwealth Scholar herself – at a reception last week. The reception, held to welcome home recently returned Commonwealth […]

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Malaysian Commonwealth Alumni

Malaysian Commonwealth alumni form association and welcome home Scholars

Malaysian Commonwealth alumni gathered on 29 November 2016 to welcome home recently returned Commonwealth Scholars at a reception held in Kuala Lumpur, hosted by British Council Malaysia. The event was attended by Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioner Sarah Laessig and CSC Programme Officer Vanessa Worthington, who were in Malaysia for the 8th Pan Commonwealth Forum on Distance Learning. Clare Walker, […]

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