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Josephine Singo

Josephine Singo

Global health development professional, Uganda and Zimbabwe

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Josephine Singo is a global health development professional with an MSc in Public Health from University of London School of Tropical Medicine and an MA in Language and Communication from the University of Zimbabwe. She is completing her PhD on International Health with the University of Munich Lugwig-Maximillians M√ľnchen (LMU), Germany. Her PhD study suggests a Progressive-Miner-Centric-Multistakeholder-Gender-Empowering Approach for the enhancement of Protective Workplace Practices in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining. She is currently implementing her findings focusing on reduction of exposure to dust and the prevention of TB (AIHA Micro-grant) in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Zimbabwe and Uganda. She has been actively involved in Planet Gold Risk Assessment and Responsible Mining Standards in Guyana, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. Josephine has a keen interest in the role of ASM in Responsible Sourcing of Critical Raw Materials in the transition to green energy and low carbon energy sources. She has collaborated with EDA and Levin Sources in EPRM evaluation of Responsible Mineral Supply Chains of ASM 3TGs in Uganda and the Africa-MaVal initiative on the assessment of the potential of ASM Critical Raw Materials (Uganda) in climate change adaptation and mitigation.

Publications

Hazards and control measures among artisanal and small-scale gold miners in Zimbabwe

Accidents, injuries, and safety among artisanal and small-scale gold miners in Zimbabwe

Health and safety risk mitigation among artisanal and small-scale gold miners in Zimbabwe

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