The 3rd Youth Course for Girls aged 10 to 14 years was organised by The World Federation India Office from 23rd to 25th Dec 2014. 36 first time students attended the 2 days and 2 nights residential course and came from all over India.
Sajida Hassan Abdul Hussien was awarded her PhD in ‘An Epidemiological Study of Mental Health Problems among 5 to 11 year old children in Karachi, Pakistan.
She is the research associate and Principal investigator for the Hussaini Foundation, a registered NGO in Karachi, Pakistan.
Her projects involve school based teachers training for mental health problems in children and she is responsible for preparing training package including: Manual development, handbook for teachers, evaluation tools, training of trainers, supervising the research data collection / data entry by team members. Research progress reports, conference presentations and journal paper publications.
Her PhD study has been published in international journal of mental health 2012 and can be found here. This study has also been nominated as one of the three best internationally presented based studies at the 2009 Young student Researcher Competition, held at the University of Leicester, UK.
To find out more about Sister Sajida please visit www.cdp-hf.org. This is the web-link for the Child Development Programme under Hussaini Foundation.
Step 1 - “So why do you want to become a doctor?”
It’s the question you’ll be asked so many times throughout both your application to study medicine and throughout your medical education and career. So before I tell you a bit about myself and my path into medicine, as well as tips on helping you do the same, I feel it’s pivotal that this is the question we need to address first.
Interview with Zahra Rasool, a Beneficiary of The World Federation Education Loan