Firoze Manji

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Firoze Manji, "a Kenyan, has more than thirty years of experience in international development, health, and human rights. He previously worked as regional representative for health sciences in Eastern and Southern Africa for the Canadian International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in Nairobi. Prior to that he was chief executive of the Aga Khan Foundation (UK) and was Africa programme director at the International Secretariat of Amnesty International. He is currently visiting fellow at Kellogg College and associate tutor in International Human Rights for the Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford. He has published on health, social policy, human rights and political sciences, and has authored a number of textbooks and interactive training manuals for NGOs and human rights organisations in Africa. He is editor of Pambazuka News (, and senior editor of the Learning for change series published by Fahamu in association with the Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford. A member of the editorial board of Development in Practice, he is also a member of the steering committee of the Network for Equity in Health in Southern Africa. Originally trained as a dentist (BDS) in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, he holds an MSc and PhD from the University of London. He is co-director of Fahamu." [1]

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  1. Staff, Fahamu, accessed April 5, 2008.