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Hari Parkash

Commonwealth Fellow’s career advances dental surgery and research techniques

Dr Hari Parkash is a 1974 Commonwealth Fellow from India who has built a career in dentistry that has spanned four decades based on the many innovative techniques he learnt during his Commonwealth Fellowship. His time in the UK increased Hari’s knowledge of Maxillofacial Prosthodontics, the treatment of diseases, injuries, and defects of the head, […]

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Nicholas Neufeld

Commonwealth Scholar draws attention to global health issues

Nicholas Neufeld is a 2007 Commonwealth Scholar who studied for his MSc in Clinical Neuroscience at University College London. He has written a research letter, ‘Debates in Medicine: Global Representation in Medical Discourse’, that was recently published in The Lancet. Nicholas and his co-authors realised that research appears disproportionately geared to diseases that affect developed […]

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Dinesh Khandelwal

Commonwealth Scholar recognised for his contribution to stroke prevention

 Dr Dinesh Khandelwal (2006 Commonwealth Scholar, Stroke Medicine and Cultural Care, Southern General Hospital NHS Trust in Glasgow and Edinburgh Western General Hospital) was recognised by the World Stroke Organization (WSO) with the World Stroke Day 2013 prize. This was the first time the prize was awarded to an individual. Although the awards usually go […]

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James Achanyi Fontem

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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