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Evaluation profile: James Achanyi Fontem

James Achanyi Fontem is currently the Executive Director of Cameroon Link, an NGO based in Douala that promotes health and agricultural initiatives in rural areas through community radio stations in Cameroon. He undertook a Commonwealth Professional Fellowship with the Sickle Cell Society in the UK in 2008. In addition to his work with Cameroon Link, […]

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Rifat Atun

Commonwealth Scholar using policy to improve healthcare delivery

Professor Rifat Atun (1985 Commonwealth Scholar from Cyprus, MB BS Guy’s, King’s  and St Thomas School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences) works in health system formulation and implementation, contributing to health care in developing countries. Currently, Rifat is Professor of International Health Management and Head of the Health Management Group at Imperial College London. […]

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Distance Learning Scholar awarded honorary doctorate for services to palliative care

Dr Zipporah Ali, 2007 Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholar, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Oxford Brookes University, UK, in recognition of her services to palliative care in Kenya. Zipporah is Executive Director of Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association (KEHPCA) and is currently studying for an MSc in Palliative Care from the University of Dundee by distance. […]

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Francois van Loggerenberg

Online health network enables collaboration between researchers – April 2013

Francois van Loggerenberg (2006 Commonwealth Scholar from South Africa, PhD in Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) is currently the Scientific Lead for The Global Health Network. The network aims to improve opportunities for collaboration and information sharing amongst health researchers. It recognises that researchers face lengthy processes and increasing […]

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Bringing health issues to a wider audience – April 2013

Bringing health issues to a wider audience – April 2013

Dr Boghuma Titanji (2009 Commonwealth Scholar from Cameroon, MSc Tropical Medicine and International Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) has now returned to the UK  on a Commonwealth Scholarship  to study for a PhD in HIV Drug Resistance at University College, London. Since starting her doctoral studies, Boghuma has set up the Global […]

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Supporting professional development in Indian hospitals – April 2013

Dr Manmohan Kapur (1968 Commonwealth Academic Fellow from India, Medical Education, Imperial College London School of Medicine at Hammersmith) has extensive experience as a consultant surgeon, and as a Professor of Surgery. Manmohan contacted us after reading the last issue of Commonwealth Scholarships News (issue 16), which focused on the theme of professional development. Continuing […]

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