Diaspora Mental Health: Moses Mulimira talks to Tribal Sands.

The Global Health community is warming up to the invaluable contribution that the African Diaspora  makes in this field. Our contributions add value to many existing programs including our own Diaspora led initiatives. I truly love  Moses Mulimira and his co-chair Mariam Aligawesa’s commitment to developing mental health services in Uganda. Their gold standard model of … Continue reading Diaspora Mental Health: Moses Mulimira talks to Tribal Sands.

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Global Health in Zimbabwe, Tribal Sands talks to Dr Lucy Potter

The world of Global Mental Health is  fairly small. I was first introduced to Dr Lucty Potter by Dr Peter Hughes a leading Global Health Psychiatrist. Lucy was at that time, heading to Zimbabwe on a Psychiatric Training Program and I was keen to share the best of my country. When I caught up with … Continue reading Global Health in Zimbabwe, Tribal Sands talks to Dr Lucy Potter

Interviewed by Global Health Jobs Network

    An interview with Dorcas Gwata, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Mental Health Current job title and location: Clinical nurse specialist with Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust’s Westminster Integrated Gangs Unit, part of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service Team. I am a Clinical Nurse Specialist working in the Westminster Integrated … Continue reading Interviewed by Global Health Jobs Network

Exclusive with Global Health Lioness Dr Titilola Banjoko

She is a leading thinker, a Pan Africanist, International Health Adviser and a tireless figure on many Diaspora Global Health platforms. I have been privileged to work with her on a number of global health programs, including our new collective Diaspora initiative, Better Health for Africa. Dr Titilola Banjoko’s vision for Africa’s potential is grounded … Continue reading Exclusive with Global Health Lioness Dr Titilola Banjoko

Gangs and Mental Health Interventions

  Clinical nurse specialist Dorcas Gwata was awarded Mental Health Nurse  of the Nursing Standard Nurse Awards 2015 in recognition of her innovative ways of engaging with this difficult to reach group. The award was sponsored South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and London South Bank University. The award ceremony was held at the … Continue reading Gangs and Mental Health Interventions

Awarded Mental Health Nurse 2015

I was hugely honoured to be awarded the Nursing Standards Mental Health Nurse 2015 at the grand Savoy Hotel on the 1st of May 2015. This is a prestigious award and I am incredibly grateful to my clinical supervisor Consultant Child and Adolescent Mental Health Dr Tami Kramer and Westminster Integrated Gangs Unit Manager Matt Watson for supporting me … Continue reading Awarded Mental Health Nurse 2015

On culture and cremation in Nepal

“Most Hindus are cremated as soon as they die, usually within twenty four hours” said my guide as I huddled under his umbrella to escape the tail end of the monsoon rains,  red-dotted God-seeking Hindus streamed in and out of the smokey temple, their singing drowning out parts of our conversation. Scores of people moved … Continue reading On culture and cremation in Nepal

Pasi Papfuma, A Grief Observed

  In August this year, we buried my father, Baba Christopher Chakanyuka Gwata in our rural village in Nenguwo, Chihota, in Zimbabwe. Patriarchs do not come any softer, he lived a life of charity, reading, writing, organic foods and laughter. Oral history lived here. The village boy who walked to school bare foot, became a … Continue reading Pasi Papfuma, A Grief Observed

South of Africa: Ubuntu: Styled by Fikile Mqhelekagogo Dube

  It is often said that the beauty of African fashion comes from the   authentic hands that craft it, the innovation that turns a worn out maize sack into a head turning figure-hugging skirt, the visionary eyes that see beyond our everyday waste, and the delicate hands that put finishing touches to wearable arts fit for … Continue reading South of Africa: Ubuntu: Styled by Fikile Mqhelekagogo Dube

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