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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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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

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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Scholar gives TED talk of the day

2012 Commonwealth Scholar Boghuma Titanji’s talk on ethics and HIV research has been picked as today’s talk at www.ted.com Boghuma, who is from Cameroon, is studying for an MPhil in HIV Drug Resistance at University College London. Her talk at Goodenough College last year considered the question: What happens to research subjects after the research is […]

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Barack Ojiem

Professional Fellow gains skills to help rehabilitate street children in Kenya

Barack Ojiem is a Kenyan 2011 Commonwealth Professional Fellow, hosted by Widows and Orphans International. He works at Hope for Victoria Children, an NGO that rehabilitates and reintegrates street children. I am a line manager responsible for rehabilitation and advocacy programmes in my organisation. All the training and experiences I have accessed through my Fellowship fall within […]

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