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Dr Tawanda Marufu

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Qualifications:            MB.ChB., MSc, DPH, Dip GU Med & Venereology

Research Interests:    Epidemiology, surveillance, and control of diseases preventable through  

                                       immunization (EPI diseases); Epidemiology, surveillance and control of

                                     sexually transmitted diseases/infections and HIV/AIDS; Planning,

                                    organization and evaluation of health services -Health systems; Operations

                                    research

Areas of Specialisation:        Public Health, Non-communicable diseases

Research Publications (for the past three years):

  1. Tawanda Marufu, Seter Siziya, Willard Tinago. Impact of Malnutrition and Measles Mortality on Under-fives All-Cause Mortality in Gweru City, Zimbabwe, in 1960-89. European Journal of Preventive Medicine. Vol. 3, No. 6, 2015, pp. 209-212. doi: 10.11648/j.ejpm.20150306.19

  1. Tawanda Marufu, Seter Siziya, Willard Tinago. Comparison of Impact of Single Dose and Multiple Dose Measles Vaccination Strategies on Measles Transmission Patterns. European Journal of Preventive Medicine. Vol. 3, No. 3, 2015, pp. 80-84. doi: 10.11648/j.ejpm.20150303.18

  1. Donewell Bangure, Daniel Chirundu, Notion Gombe, Tawanda Marufu, Gibson Mandozana, Mufuta Tshimanga , LuciaTakundwa; Effectiveness of short message services reminder on childhood immunization programme in Kadoma, Zimbabwe - a randomized controlled trial, 2013; BMC Public Health 2015, 15:137 

http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/15/137

Dr. Willard Tinago

Name:                         Dr.  Willard Tinago

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Qualifications:           BSc (Hon) Stats, MSc Biostats, PhD

Research Interests:    Longitudinal data methods, Biostatistics, Statistical computing,  

                                     Epidemiological modeling; HIV/AIDS research

Areas of Specialisation:        Medical Statistics

Research Publications (for the past three years): 

  1. Pardon Gomani, Allen T. Matubu, Hilda A. Mujuru, Marshall W. Munjoma, Willard Tinago, Gibson Mandozana, James G. Hakim, Zvenyika A. R. Gomo, Zvavahera M. Chirenje. Hematological and Biochemical Laboratory Reference Intervals for Zimbabwean Adolescents. Clin.Lab 2015; 61: 101-111. DOI: 10.7754/Clin.Lab.2014.140506)

  1. Tawanda Marufu, Seter Siziya, Willard Tinago. Impact of Malnutrition and Measles Mortality on Under-fives All-Cause Mortality In Gweru City, Zimbabwe, in 1960-89. European Journal of Preventive Medicine. Vol. 3, No. 6, 2015, pp. 209-212. doi: 10.11648/j.ejpm.20150306.19

  1. Tawanda Marufu, Seter Siziya, Willard Tinago. Comparison of Impact of Single Dose and Multiple Dose Measles Vaccination Strategies on Measles Transmission Patterns. European Journal of Preventive Medicine. Vol. 3, No. 3, 2015, pp. 80-84. doi: 10.11648/j.ejpm.20150303.18

Dr. Gerald Shambira

Name:                         Dr. Gerald Shambira

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Qualifications:            MBChB, MPH, MCPCPZ

Research Interests:    Non-communicable diseases and Medical Education

Areas of Specialisation:        Epidemiology and Public Health

Research Publications (for the past three years):

  1. High prevalence of chlamydia and gonorrhoea among patients with genital ulcer disease in Zimbabwe: potential implications for syndromic management, P Kilmarx, J Nyakura, G Shambira; Sex Transm Infect 2015;91:A39 doi:10.1136/sextrans-2015-052270.114

  1. Factors Associated with Human Immunodeficiency Virus First Line Treatment Failure in Zvishavane District, Zimbabwe, 2014. Austin J HIV, T Matare, G Shambira, NT Gombe, MTShimangaAustin J HIV/AIDS Res 02/2015; 2(1):1010.

  1.  The aetiology of genital ulcer disease and association with HIV infection in Zimbabwe M Mungati, J Nyakura, G Shambira, Sex Transm Infect 2015;91:A157 doi:10.1136/sextrans-2015-052270.408 

Dr. Joconiah Chirenda

Name:                         Dr. Joconiah Chirenda

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Qualifications:            MBChB, MPH, MBA,

Research Interests:     HIV/AIDS Drug resistant; TB Epidemiology; Occupational Medicine;

                                     Health Economics; Malaria 

Areas of Specialisation:        TB/HIV and Aids; Occupational Medicine   

Research Publications (for the past three years):

  1. Madziro Nyagura Tendai. Mugurungi Owen.  Chirenda Joconiah. Mungati More.  Bangure Donewell.  Gombe T Notion. Tshimanga Mufuta. Analysis of the national early infant diagnosis dataset, Zimbabwe: 2007 to 2010.   Journal of AIDS and HIV Research: Vol. 7(6), pp. 61-67, July 2015

  1. Grace Noppert, Zhenhua Yang, Charles Sandy and Joconiah Chirenda. Trends of sputum‑smear positive tuberculosis in Zimbabwe: 2008–2011. , BMC Res Notes (2015) 8:575

Dr. Julita Chideme-Maradzika

Lecturer 

Name:                         Dr. Julita Chideme-Maradzika

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Qualifications:             BAd Ed; MSc. Clinical Epidemiology (Health Social Science); M. Ed

                                    PHC Health Education/promotion; SRN; SCM

Research Interests:      Health Behaviour Research; Programme Design Research; School Health

                                    Research; Health Public Policy Research

 

Areas of Specialisation:        PhD, Public Health, Health Promotion, Health Social Science,   

                                               Primary Health Care, Gender and reproductive health

Research Publications (for the past three years):

  1. Nyaradzai Arster Katena, Julita Maradzika & James January (2015).Correlates of Compliance with Lifestyle Modifications among Hypertensive Patients .International Journal of Health Promotion and Education. Vol. 53, (6) 315-327 doi:10.1080/14635240.2015.1037462
  1. Rumbidzai Chimukangara, Joconiah Chirenda, Julita Maradzika, James January, Cremence Tshuma, Paul Chinakidzwa and Shamiso Muteti (in press) Factors influencing dietary patterns in Mt Darwin: a rural District of Zimbabwe. Journal of Community Nutrition and Health. Volume 3, (2)
  2. Daphne Munyaradzi, James January & Julita Maradzika (2014) Breast Cancer Screening among Women of Child Bearing Age. Health Care for Women International. 32 (7-9), 818-827.

 

  1. Elizabeth Wariva, James January & Julita Maradzika (2014). Medication adherence among elderly hypertensive patients in Gweru, Zimbabwe. Journal of Public Health in Africa 5 (1), 28-31.

  1. Evans Dewa, James January, Patron Mafaune, Zibusiso Jokomo, Shamiso Muteti & Julita Maradzika (2014) Non-attendance of treatment review visits among epileptic patients in Gokwe South, Zimbabwe. Journal of Public Health in Africa 5 (2), 73-76.

  1. Constance Mandengenda, James January, Shephard Shamu, Zibusiso Jokomo, Shamiso Muteti, Julita Maradzika & Vasco Chikwasha (2014). Cancer awareness and perceived barriers to health seeking in a rural population. Central African Journal of Medicine.Vol. 60 (1) 8-12.
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