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UHasselt

New partnership with Universiteit Hasselt, Belgium

On the 1st of February, 2017, Shamseya signed a master’s thesis agreement with the University of Hasselt (UHasselt), Limburg, Belgium. The agreement entails that Shumirai Mushangwe, student at the UHasselt Center for Statistics (CenStat), works with Shamseya on The Community Monitor for Health Service Quality (www.MostashfaMeter.com) . Shumirai will be contributing to the project by […]


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Rotating Savings and Credits Associations “ROSCAs”

Rotating Savings and Credit Associations (ROSCAs) are grass-root micro-finance initiatives that are created within communities of families, friends, co-workers or neighbours, to share common resources in order to address the specific timely financial needs of its members. Run on a volunteer, collective base, members of these associations do not sign […]


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On the global problem of antibiotic resistance – who is stepping forward?

Most of us are probably alive and kicking thanks to the discovery and subsequent introduction of antibiotics in the early 20th century. They notably improved the clinical management of infectious diseases, which were previously untreatable or even fatal, winning them a reputation for being “miracle drugs”. Unfortunately, their ability to […]