Name: Deegesh Maywahdaku

Addres:Quartier Millitaire



A recent Public health graduatewho can respond flexibly and positively to changing situations, and have key enthusiasm to make things happen and to achieve goals


Coordinator – Global Rainbow Foundation (A Charitable Trust) April 2013 – Present

Engineered and conceptualise numerous activities in the field of disability.; successfully submitted bid to the European Union for developing a framework for employing 250 disabled person in Mauritius (Ref: EUROPEAID/134-113/M/ACT/MU/ (Projected budget: 3.3 Million MUR). Engineered, conceptualised, and coordinating a social program for providing a new lease of life for 200 amputees in Mauritius. Responsible for delivery and smooth planning of the whole program (Tentative budget 2.7 Million MUR) schedule for December 2013.


Director – Exogem Services Ltd (March 2013 – Present)


Provide strategic planning, project write up and concept for non-profits. Successfully submitted two different bids to European Union & MCB Forward Foundation for implementing the program (Joint Budget 3.2 Million MUR)

Initiate elaboration of a master plan for eradicating poverty in the region of Roche Bois.

Research associate and public health analyst – Consultancy Africa Intelligence (Jan 2013 – July 2013)

Used latest data and to contribute to discussion papers to publish in the African – Asia Monthly Monitor (AAMM) Series.

Identified research priorities in Africa and Asia, which under successful completion would be eventually be published in the Africa Asia Monthly Monitor Series.

Research collaborator – University of Maastricht (May 2013 – Dec 2013)

Responsible for delivering systematic research regarding genetic modification and lifestyle modification, successfully planned and implemented research methodology for developing a behavioural risk matrix for breast cancer.


Advisor and public health consultant – Development Network and Research (DNR) foundation – New Delhi India (June 2012 –March 2013)

Used epidemiological knowledge to identify normative need, aiming to reduce poverty level at national scale for India.

Strategically planned two systematic public health programs, which were implemented in December 2012. The projects focus on healthy nutrition and capacity building to overcome poverty & disability in a slum.

Academic research partner – Northamptonshire link 2012

Identified relevant health research areas and prioritised research topics based on epidemiological data;

Designed research methodology, information sheet and consent form; Data collection, analysis, interpretation;

Supporting in the implementation of the findings into practice; Evaluating and reflecting on the research process and its effectiveness to improve the quality of health of the community

Health promoter (strategist and team leader) – The University of Northampton 2011

Engineered health campaigns targeting young people and their sexual life;

Lead and successfully engineered the evaluation and monitoring program for the health promotion project.

Education and training

MSc Public Health – The University of Northampton 2011 – 2012

Dissertation (Primary research – 20000 words): Binge Drinking as a University Degree? A psychosocial analysis of factor influencing binge drinking in university student aged 18 to 25. A Q Methodology paradigm to empirical research

Modules: Epidemiology, Research methods, Health promotion, leading people in Health care

Epigeum Research Program 2012 (Foundation course for PhD Candidate)

As a foundation course for PhD candidates, the applicant was able to polish his research skills (Advance biostatistics, statistics and epidemiological modelling; Data management; systematic literature review abiding to international standards) which were crucial for his research at master’s level.

Language and other skills

IT Skills: Advance user of Microsoft office package, Advance user of Statistical software (SPSS, Epi Info, PCQ and Q Method (1980)), Advance user of Adobe creative and designer software.


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