AEN Reference Group Member Enock Musungwini receives a Chevening Volunteers Gold Award

Collin Smith and Enock Musungwini

Enock Musungwini a committee member of Africa Evidence Network Reference Group received a Chevening Volunteers Gold Award Certificate on Monday 3 June 2019 from the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The award is for dedicating more than 100 hours of volunteering work with more than 20 different organisations and in various thematic areas including environment, health, education, training, awareness and research. Enock is a 2018-19 Chevening Scholar from Zimbabwe currently studying Masters in Public Health at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Chevening scholarship is the UK government’s international awards programme aimed at developing global leaders since 1983 and the 2018/2019 academic year marks its 35th anniversary. It brings an average of 2500 scholars every year from 140 countries to study one year Masters programmes.

Enock continues to offer professional volunteering services giving back to the community, making collaborations and networking in the following capacities and organisations:

  • Student Ambassador with Royal Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene promoting the society among students, professional networks and organisations in global health, public health and community development.
  • Researcher with Polygiea a network of university students and researchers from London university, Cambridge, Oxford and New York University. Enock and the team are working Antimicrobial resistance research which will culminate in a published paper and presentable of the research project at Polygiea conference in November 2019.
  • Student Ambassador at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine where he helps answering questions and promoting the school MSc Public Health programmes to African prospective students.
  • Coordinator (Volunteer) with Global Health Café UK a network of global health, public health enthusiasts and community of African diaspora working to support health systems strengthening in Africa.