Congratulations, Nazeem Muhajarine!

On September 20, 2023, Dr. Nazeem Muhajarine was elected as a Fellow into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.

Election as a Fellow to the Academy is considered one of the highest honours for individuals in the Canadian health sciences community and carries with it a covenant to serve the Academy and the future well-being of the health sciences irrespective of the Fellow’s specific discipline.

“Becoming a member of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences recognizes Fellows’ dedication to health sciences,” says Dr. Marie-France Raynault, President, CAHS. “We are proud of their accomplishments, and we are honoured to welcome them to the Canadian Academy of Heath Sciences.”

The Academy described Dr. Nazeem Muhajarine as one of Canada’s most accomplished population health researchers and a driver of change at the community level to promote better health. Specializing in social epidemiology, Dr. Muhajarine has excelled in conducting research that is translated into change. He has led projects nationally and internationally, built research institutions and infrastructure, and is a highly sought-after mentor. Dr. Muhajarine exhibits remarkable depth and range in his scholarly work. He is at once a highly respected researcher, leader, and builder; a valued mentor and teacher; and an exceptional academic who works effectively with people across sectors.

Congratulations, Nazeem, from the Mozambique-Canada project team!