• Simon Batamya Aseno

    I Believe in Africa

Simon Batamya Aseno

Mandela Rhodes Scholar | Brightest Young Minds Alumni | St. Gallen Leader of Tomorrow

Interests and Passion
Climate Change

“If we fail to take care of our planet now, it will fail to take care of us in the next century.”

Simon Aseno


“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

Nelson Mandela


Because health is wealth, I believe that accessible and affordable healthcare for all should be our collective priority.

My Slate
Why Ebola vaccine on trial in the DRC is raising hopes

Shirin Ashraf, University of Glasgow and Arthur Wickenhagen, University of Glasgow The World Health Organisation (WHO) has emphasised that an… Read More

Teenage sexting: we’re letting young people down by not talking about it

Statistics are extremely varied but generally indicate that sexting is pretty widespread among young people.

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Babies born to mums with HIV face higher risks even though they’re HIV negative

The largest number of HIV-exposed but uninfected children are in South Africa. Shutterstock Amy Slogrove, Stellenbosch University; Kathleen M. Powis,… Read More

Vuthlarhi Shirindza

Medical Student

Mentee Since: 2016

Country of Origin: South Africa

Current Institution: University of Cape Town