Tag: Oxford

Meet Wema Meranda Mtika

My name is Wema Meranda Mtika and I have just completed my master’s in International Health and Tropical Medicine at the University of Oxford (pending graduation). This is my story. Growing up, I always knew I wanted to impact people’s lives. Their health in particular. As a kid, I started out with a passion for medicine, or nursing. I was so obsessed with medical books and videos; surgeries, other procedures and what not; things a kid my age at that time typically shouldn’t have been doing. But [...]

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Young People are the greatest asset for Africa

‘We have something that the rest of the world doesn’t have, and it is not the minerals on the ground, that is the easy stuff, that is the lazy stuff.  The one thing that Africa is the younger generation, the human capital. And we must create the space and opportunity, for young people to feel they can bring their full selves and their capability. If we do that, there is no limit to what we can achieve”- Maria Ramos, Commissioner, Pathways for Prosperity Commission Technology and Inclusive Develo [...]

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