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Aug 17, 2021 β€’ 10 tweets β€’ 7 min read
Hello everyone, my name is Babusi Nyoni and I am excited to be sharing my professional journey with you all today. I'm the co-founder and CEO of @siladothealth, a fast-growing startup bringing healthcare to people across Africa with the help of technology. Image My story starts in Bulawayo where I grew up and attended school. The A'level certificate attained at Founders High School would go on to be my highest proof of education. Since then I worked multiple jobs in different sectors (painting houses, working at an internet cafe etc.) Image
Jul 29, 2021 β€’ 13 tweets β€’ 6 min read
Hi everyone, my name is Tinashe Nyamudoka. @tnashenyamudoka . I will be talking about my journey in wine that has taken me from polishing glasses, to being a sommelier, international wine judge, winemaker, wine investor and winepreneur. Over the next two years I got training in every department of the retail store. I want to believe that I learnt the art of SELLING and TRADING during these formative years. I might have traded some basic commodities 😬 but what fascinates me to this day is the side hustle I ran.
Jul 22, 2021 β€’ 38 tweets β€’ 12 min read
Hi everyone ! This is @afromedwoman today I’ll be here to chat about keeping safe with this Delta and answering any burning questions you have on Covid-19 variants or vaccines. Please start to drop your questions below to get us started. More about me πŸ‘‡πŸΎ I’m sharing from my perspective as a physician who has worked on the frontline caring for Covid-19 patient here in Singapore and is specialised in public health and pharmaceutical medicine and regulation. I’m also the daughter of a severe Covid-19 survivor in Zim before vaccines
Jul 21, 2021 β€’ 5 tweets β€’ 2 min read
The current wave of COVID-19 is having a devastating effect in Zimbabwe. Many have lost their loved ones already. Please take care and listen to experts. We will occasionally bring health experts on the platform to share information with our audience. Tomorrow we welcome Dr Nikki Kay (@afromedwoman) on the platform. Dr Nikki Kay has been on the platform before. She will share with us information about how to keep safe during this pandemic, #COVID19 vaccinations, #Delta, and other SARS-CoV-2 variants
Jul 20, 2021 β€’ 16 tweets β€’ 4 min read
Thank you @mentorshipzim for giving me a chance and opportunity to share on your page. I am pleased to share everything about my journey and please feel free to ask anything. My name is Malone Gweshero (@Eng_Malo ).I was born in Harare, Zimbabwe. I did my primary and secondary at Nhowe Mission and my A-level at Chipindura High School. I was an average student passing out from an art class at A-level but had studied in a science class on my O-level. It was right after my A-level when I released that,
Jul 9, 2021 β€’ 51 tweets β€’ 10 min read
Hello Everyone

I am Norman Matara
@drnmatara
and I will be tweeting from this page today
Follow this thread and feel free to ask any question and I will try my best to answer all questions I am a Medical Doctor and Public Health Specialist currently practicing in Zimbabwe. I run a private medical practice and I am the current Secretary General of the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights
Jul 8, 2021 β€’ 32 tweets β€’ 8 min read
Hello πŸ‘‹πŸΎ

My name is Chido Dziva Chikwari (@chidodc) and I will be tweeting from this page today.

I’ve dedicated most of the day and I am really excited to engage with everyone. I’ll try my best to answer any questions people may have.

I’ll be using this thread throughout 😊 Image I am an Epidemiologist.

I am currently working for the Biomedical Research and Training Institute in Zimbabwe as a Study Coordinator for the CHIEDZA Trial.

I also completed my PhD in Epidemiology with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine this year.
Apr 4, 2021 β€’ 7 tweets β€’ 2 min read
I shall not mention save to say that the institute is based in Bethesda, Maryland&one of the universities is based in Massachusetts. As one member of my doctoral committee put it, these are jobs that most American academics dream of and long for but will never have, yet I have 3. So what have I learnt in this journey.
1. Opportunities are there, if you dare look for them.
2. Even if you feel like you don't deserve or you are not good enough do not disqualify yourself
3. Beyond a certain level career success needs to be supported by good habits.
Apr 4, 2021 β€’ 25 tweets β€’ 5 min read
In 2011 I was offered a job at UZ Medical school as a lecturer in Radiology. At the time, my young sister was the Chairperson of the Sociology dept(she is now the Vice Chancellor of Women's University in Africa). Before I started work at UZ, I visited her&gleaned from her info about working at the UZ. After that, I also visited professor Nziramasanga who was heading the Teaching and Learning Centre. I asked him. a simple question-what should I do to succeed as a lecturer&become a professor in the fastest possible time. So before I even started work
Apr 4, 2021 β€’ 25 tweets β€’ 5 min read
I know I didn't deserve that fellowship. I believe that it was the doing of God. My fellow American professors think it is a dump think for a scientist to say, but I insist on telling people that I believe that I got that John Wakeford Fellowship by the doing of God. So I found myself with an offer from UZ which was too good to decline and the John Wakeford Fellowship which I really wanted. I had reached a fork in the road. I went to professor Jacob Mufunda who was the dean of the medical school&told him my story. He referred me to Dr Harrid
Apr 4, 2021 β€’ 25 tweets β€’ 5 min read
I will now turn to my professional journey and the lessons I learnt along the way. I would like to preface this section by emphasizing that we can and should learn from one another, but it can be both futile&frustrating to be a copycat. No one has a perfect career template. Having dispensed with that, I would like to add that learning from people who have made it or failed for that matter can save a lot of pain. When I look back I wish I had started learning from others much earlier in my life.
Apr 4, 2021 β€’ 10 tweets β€’ 2 min read
NUST also offers Masters degrees in Radiography, Medical Physics and Ultrasound.
Additionally Harare school of Radiography from time to time offers courses in Radiation Dosimetry and Ultrasound in conjunction with the Harare Institute of Technology (HIT). Most diagnostic radiographers are employed by private Radiology practices. Those in the public hospitals augment their salaries by doing locums in the private sector. There are only two radiotherapy departments in the country( Parirenyatwa&Mpilo).
Apr 4, 2021 β€’ 25 tweets β€’ 4 min read
In the first part, I introduced radiography in a very general way. In this part I provide more granular details and attempt to explain the different driving factors. I will in some detail discuss the labor market. There are many reasons that inform people's choices of careers. However, management expert Peter Drucker asserts that "anti-materialism is a myth". Hence the prospect of a good career and a good salary is one of the major motives for career choices.
Apr 4, 2021 β€’ 23 tweets β€’ 4 min read
My name is George. I am honored to share with you all some insights about radiography specifically and careers in general. I will begin by introducing the science of radiography, then present my own journey and the lessons I learnt along the way. I will also be available to answer questions.
In my short career I have had the privilege to introduce radiography to college students at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The word radiography is made up of 2 words-Radio&graphy. The radio is short for radiation&graphy refers to pictures.
Apr 3, 2021 β€’ 5 tweets β€’ 1 min read
Please welcome our final curator @GeorgeChings George Rugare Chingarande is currently a Fulbright Science and Technology fellow specializing in nuclear and biological engineering at the University of Missouri-Columbia (USA). He has previously worked as a lecturer at the University of Zimbabwe-Medical School. He has worked and lived in several countries including Zimbabwe, South Africa, Botswana, Ireland and USA.
Apr 3, 2021 β€’ 37 tweets β€’ 8 min read
Thank you so much for having me on board and the opportunity to share my story. Yes I am Clement Nhunzvi @clemynhu Occupational Therapist and lecturer at University of Zimbabwe Please feel free to engage, add to the conversation and ask questions. The custodians of the occupational therapy profession in Zimbabwe are @ZAOT_zw in Africa it's @OTARG_ and the world over it's @thewfot
Apr 2, 2021 β€’ 18 tweets β€’ 3 min read
After graduation, we had to complete 1 year of internship at public hospital labs before we could be issued with an open practising certificate. So I was seconded to the National Microbiology Reference Laboratory at Harare Hospital where I worked in the HIV lab. I was also concurrently doing my rotations in Haematology, Blood transfusion and Microbiology at the Harare Hospital lab and then went to Parirenyatwa hospital to do my Histology and Biochemistry rotations.
Apr 2, 2021 β€’ 10 tweets β€’ 2 min read
Now that we've talked about how one becomes a medical laboratory scientist, I will briefly talk about what medical laboratory scientists actually do and where we work , then I'll talk briefly about my journey as a scientist and then answer any of your questions If you've ever watched any medical drama like House or Grey's Anatomy, you'd think that doctors or nurses were responsible for your lab test results, but you'd be wrong. Medical lab scientists are the people who test your blood, body fluids and tissue to determine the cause and
Apr 2, 2021 β€’ 9 tweets β€’ 2 min read
Thank you @mentorshipzim for giving me an opportunity to talk about my profession. My name is Rufaro Kazuva and I am a medical laboratory scientist. I studied at the University of Zimbabwe from 2003 to 2007 and graduated with a Bachelor of Medical Laboratory science degree. My journey to becoming a medical lab scientist started when I was doing my A levels. Like many people, I had never heard of the profession before, and I first found out about it from a classmate while attending holiday lessons at Speciss college.
Mar 12, 2021 β€’ 23 tweets β€’ 4 min read
Time for Thread 3 where i will be taking a bit about my foodie business. How i started and my experience thus far. So for those of you that already follow me you may already know I have a foodie business and our social media page (IG & FB) @gagascookingexperience. So I am going to give you a bit of history of my relationship with food.
Mar 12, 2021 β€’ 39 tweets β€’ 6 min read
Thread 2: This thread will be about my experience in the legal sector and advice that may be applicable to some of you. I am currently based in South Africa and I have been here since 2010. In terms of work experience I have worked in the legal sector for 6 years now. After completing my LLB degree, I managed to start and complete my articles which is the advised route if you are in South Africa