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

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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

‘No one will talk about us’ Tunisian artist, Mouna Karray

  Mouna Karray’s art sits within the intimate space of the Tyburn Gallery in Central London. Her art captures fascinating images of bodies enslaved in white sheets, randomly yet strategically placed in  desolate places, embodying a silent resistance and a desire to be heard. In her collection ‘No body will talk about us‘ Karray takes … Continue reading ‘No one will talk about us’ Tunisian artist, Mouna Karray

A moment with a young African Leader, James Woods

I first met James on a media platform in London, we were both analysing events in Africa. I was struck by his vision, age and focus on global affairs with particular focus on Africa. Whilst his roots are firmly anchored to his home country Malawi, he continues to shine across the continent. He has achieved … Continue reading A moment with a young African Leader, James Woods

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.

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

Zimbabwe Female Blogger Nomination interview

This summer I was delighted to be nominated for the Zimbabwe International Female Blogger Award, a surprising and flattering nomination. After weeks of vigorous voting the winners were announced at a prestigious event in Birmingham, England. Tendai Marowa was announced the winner of our category, a deserving Zimbabwean blogger making her mark in South Africa. … Continue reading Zimbabwe Female Blogger Nomination interview

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

A moment with Debbie Ariyo OBE

“Do not call me by my middle name unless you can pronounce it properly” Debbie once said to me in her usual jovial manner. What you give, you get ten times over” African Proverb Her benevolence warms my heart and many others. She is fierce, defiant, and un-apologitically Nigerian. Her award winning charity is growing, … Continue reading A moment with Debbie Ariyo OBE