Camera, lights travel. Exclusive with Special Correspondent Asha Tanna

They say great analysts are not taught, they are nurtured. Over time  I have certainly been nurtured by the best. Beyond the camera, lights, make up rooms, high heels and news headlines I knew I had much more in common with Asha Tanna when I first co-analysed news headlines with her in London.  I had long … Continue reading Camera, lights travel. Exclusive with Special Correspondent Asha Tanna

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Miss Favela in New York Discussing Cecil the Lion, and Zuma’s compound Zimbabwe For Dinner Scotland My Dear Scoping mental health in Tanzania Dorcas Wins Scholarship To Undertake Research in Zimbabwe

Nutrition in Zimbabwe, a Global Health perspective

Global health challenges accelerate in conditions of poverty, poor economies, and geo-political uncertainty. Infectious diseases thrive in poverty, viruses do not respect boarders. It is therefore imperative that we discuss and explore measure to strengthen regional responses to health challenges in Southern Africa and improve health security for all. In analysing Global Health threats and … Continue reading Nutrition in Zimbabwe, a Global Health perspective

Africa at LSE: Dr Tedros Gebreyesus, a new dawn at WHO

Global Mental Health Specialist, Dorcas Gwata and Tarik Endale analyse the top priorities for Dr Tedros Gebreyesus as he takes over the leadership of the World Health Organisation. The global health community is alight in African colours, the continent’s voice has been amplified with the appointment of Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus as Director General of the … Continue reading Africa at LSE: Dr Tedros Gebreyesus, a new dawn at WHO

Writing Under A Candle Light, Kelvin Mangwende reveals

I love the arts and culture, I love reading,  At my best I am tucked away in a good book, immersed in new found characters many of whom challenge our status quo on deep issues in our society. I remember missing my train stops so many times when I was reading Non Violet Bulawayo’s We need … Continue reading Writing Under A Candle Light, Kelvin Mangwende reveals

Interview: The Heroine Collective on Humanitarianism

This year, I was hugely honoured to win the Zimbabwe International Women Humanitarian Award (ZIWA), I was totally humbled, I cried. I cried to all the work that I continue to pour into my work in Global Mental Health and my grassroots work with young people affected by gangs in London. I cried to the … Continue reading Interview: The Heroine Collective on Humanitarianism

On Culture and Health What Can The NHS Learn From Zimbabwe?

      Global Health is increasingly interconnected and interdependent. As health systems and resources in Africa are increasingly compromised, there is growing evidence to suggest that the African Diaspora has a critical role in scaling up health services in the continent. The Zimbabwean Diaspora has a wealth of expertise and bi-cultural skills. They understand … Continue reading On Culture and Health What Can The NHS Learn From Zimbabwe?

A Woman Who Reads

    ‘If you meet a guy in a bar and go back to his place with him, if he doesn’t have a bookshelf, don’t sleep with him!’ I love this quote by John Walters … When Multi Award-Winning Zimbabwean Designer, Pam Samasuwo-Nyawiri recently launched her book and global brand, A Woman With No Country, … Continue reading A Woman Who Reads

Dorcas Gwata at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

    Award winning Public Health Specialist and MSc Public Health (2008) graduate, Dorcas Gwata shared with the Alumni Team the impact studying at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has had on her career and the recognition her work in public health has received. Dorcas was working as a Mental Health Nurse … Continue reading Dorcas Gwata at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine