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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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World Mental Health Day: raising mental health awareness in Uganda

CSC Alumni Uganda This article is to revisit a panel discussion held on World Mental Health Day, 10 October 2019 in Kampala. Mental health is the level of psychological wellbeing which includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate […]

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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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CSC Chair, Richard Middleton, sits with a group of alumni discussing and writing their thoughts on the aims of an alumni association in Rwanda

Building a new alumni association in Rwanda

CSC Alumni Rwanda Meeting Organised by Gatera Fiston Kitema (2018 Shared Scholar, MSc Public Health for Eye Care, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), the event brought together alumni in Rwanda to discuss the work achieved so far in establishing an alumni association in Rwanda and ways for alumni to support the Commonwealth Heads […]

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Queen Mary University Annual International Scholars’ Reception

Written by Saima Lone, Programme Officer at the CSC who attended the event supporting our Commonwealth Scholars. Commonwealth Scholars were invited to attend the Annual International Scholars’ reception event hosted by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) on 5 December 2019. The event brought together a diverse group of Scholars from the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, Chevening […]

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