Dhruv Darji, a 5th year medical student at the University of Zambia Ridgeway campus, has got a perfect score at first year in the school of natural sciences, something that only a few individuals have been able to do since the inception of the University. He also graduated with a distinction in human biology with a 4.0/5.0 GPA, and is passionate about Medicine, medical research and academia.
Born in 1998 in Kitwe District of the Copperbelt Province, Darji attended his primary school at St. John’s Convent and later did his secondary school at Mopani Copper Mine Trust School where he graduated with six points.
22-year-old Dhruv is a natural leader and a hard worker that strives for perfection. He currently serves as Treasurer/Co-Founder to a non-governmental organization called “The Change Motus.” He is also an Ambassador for May Month of Measurement 2019 (Zambia Heart and Stroke Foundation). Indeed he is a symbol of excellence.
Dhruv is particularly interested in the field of public health and infectious diseases and is currently pursuing his Masters in public health from University of Lusaka, and wishes to spend most of his medical career as a specialist in population health/infectious disease and as an academician due to his deep passion for acquiring and sharing knowledge about Medicine and Health.
( Source: FB page – Zambian High Commission in India)