Equipping the World’s Largest Youth Demographic with Future-Proof Medical Training

by Houbeb Ajmi, Regional CEO, Honoris United Universities

As we approach the end of 2020, a year with unforeseen global health challenges, international commentators are often asking, how did Africa retain its innate resilience in the fight against COVID-19? Despite under-staffed and under-resourced healthcare systems across the continent, the data shows a promising outlook in how countries reacted to and contained the virus. But this by no means should be taken for granted.

Leadership for the 21st Century – An African vision

Leadership, 21st Century Skills by Professor Reshad Jaumally, Chairman of YKBS in Mauritius

Current predictions posit that, by 2030, one in five people will be African. Already today half the continent is under the age of 20, and all 10 of the world’s youngest countries are in Africa. This translates into a mighty workforce for the next several decades, and a substantial pool of potential future leaders to serve at all levels, from local community to international.