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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Peacfulmind mentors host session with former Mauritius President

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“The coronavirus pandemic has many negative connotations. Across the globe fellow citizens of our lovely planet are dying, healthcare systems are overloaded, markets are collapsing, jobs are getting cut and multiple economic stimulus packages are being announced. Despite the seriousness of Covid-19 affecting our fears and uncertainties there are upsides to this.”

Peacefulmind Foundation has recently held its 2nd session with Prof Ameenha Gurub Fakim, Former President of Mauritius, as the keynote speaker and chief guest.

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The interactive session, which was held under the topic Paradigm Shift, discussed interesting points in the advancement of the organisation.

Key among areas stressed on by Prof Ameenah were:

1.Re-organising the way we are govern

2️. Make sure you invest in human capital

3️. Investment in health training of doctors and nurses

4️. Though classroom education is important as human contact but now digitalisation is also a need

5️. The quality of life will be changed

6️. We need to be more prepared mentally to face these challenges hence backup plans are required

7️. A more collaborative effort from all leaders

Other guests were Mr Costa, Advisor to President of Cyprus and Honourable Isak Burrow, Deputy Minister Somalia and Senator Tony Loffreda from Canada.                     .

Few key learning pointers by the end of the session as discussed by Professor Ameenah included:

 

  •       Reorganizing government strategies

 

  •       The importance of investing in Human Capital

 

  •       The importance of health sector capacity development

 

  •       The digitalisation of schools

 

  •       The importance of mental health

 

  •       The collaboration of leaders

 

The event was hosted by Professor Nabhit Kapur, founder of Peacefulmind Foundation and Peacefulmind Mentors.

Professor Nabhit Kapur concluded: “This threat has helped us recognise commonalities and move together as one. We are honoured to have discussed these points with Professor Ameenah and welcome the participation and engagement amongst the Peacfulmind fraternity.”

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