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Professor Mufuta Tshimanga

Name:                         Professor Mufuta Tshimanga

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Qualifications:            MD, MPH

Research Interests:    HIV/AIDS behavioral research and Trial, Male Circumcision Devices

                                    Trial, Operational Research, Surveillance and programme evaluations

Areas of Specialisation:        Epidemiology, Public Health

Research Publications (for the past three years):

  1. Pugie Tawanda ChimberengwaNyasha MasukaNotion Tafara GombeMufuta Tshimanga,Lucia Takundwa, Donewell Bangure; The Indoor household residual spraying program performance in Matabeleland South province, Zimbabwe: 2011 to 2012; a descriptive cross-sectional study; Pan African Medical Journal. 01/2015; 20(27):4721

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

  1. Matare Takura, Shambira G, Gombe NT, Mufuta Tshimanga , MT Bangure D, Mungati M; Factors Associated with Human Immunodeficiency Virus First Line Treatment Failure in Zvishavane District, Zimbabwe, 2014. Austin J HIV/AIDS Res. 2015; 2(1): 1010.

  1. Makurumidze Richard, Tshimanga Mufuta, Bangure Donewell, Gombe, Chinamasa Camillo Fungai, Takundwa Lucia, Magure Tapiwa; Factors Associated with Occupational Injuries at a Mine. Journal of Applied Sciences in Southern Africa· JASSA. 02/2015; 19(2)

  1. Brian Abel Maponga, Daniel Chirundu, Notion Tafara Gombe, Mufuta Tshimanga, Donewell Bangure, Lucia Takundwa; Cholera: a comparison of the 2008-9 and 2010 Outbreaks in Kadoma City, Zimbabwe; The Pan African Medical Journal. 03/2015; 20:221.

  1. Meggie Gabida, Milton Chemhuru, Mufuta Tshimanga, Notion T Gombe, Lucia Takundwa, Donewell Bangure; Effect of distribution of educational material to mothers on duration and severity of diarrhoea and pneumonia, Midlands Province, Zimbabwe: a cluster randomized controlled trial; International Breastfeeding Journal 03/2015; 10(13).

  1. Chimberengwa PT, Masuka N, Gombe NT, Mufuta Tshimanga and Bangure D. Procurement Processes at Gwanda Provincial Hospital, Matebeleland South Province, Zimbabwe, 2012; a Descriptive Cross Sectional Study. Austin J Public Health Epidemiol. 2015;2(1): 1018

  1. Saravoye T, Nyandoro M, Bangure D, Gombe NT andMufuta Tshimanga. An Evaluation of the Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) Surveillance System in Zvimba District, Mashonaland West Province; a Descriptive Cross Sectional Study. Austin J Public Health Epidemiol. 2015;2(1): 1017 

  1. Brian Abel Maponga, Daniel Chirundu, Notion Tafara Gombe, Mufuta Tshimanga, Donewell Bangure, Lucia Takundwa . Delayed initiation of anti-retroviral therapy in TB/HIV co-infected patients, Sanyati District, Zimbabwe, 2011-2012; The Pan African Medical Journal  2015; 21:28

  1. Madziro, N. T., Mugurungi, O., Chirenda, J., Mungati, M., Bangure D, Gombe, T. N & Mufuta Tshimanga

  1. Regis C. Choto Stanley M. Midzi Joseph Mberikunashe, Mufuta Tshimanga Notion T. Gombe Evaluation of the Performance of Two Diagnostic Assays in Malaria Diagnosis in Mashonaland East Province, Zimbabwe, 2010; Open Journal of Epidemiology 08/2015; 5:187-196

  1. Juru P. Tsitsi Notion T. Gombe Mufuta Tshimanga More Mungati Evaluation of the Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System in Beitbridge District, Zimbabwe 2015; Open Journal of Epidemiology 08/2015; 5(3):197-203.

  1. Annamercy Chenaimoyo Makoni Milton Chemhuru Notion Tafara Gombe Mufuta Tshimanga;Rubella outbreak investigation, Gokwe North District, Midlands province, Zimbabwe, 2014 - a case control study; Pan African Medical Journal 09/2015; 22:60

  1. Annamercy Makoni,  Milton Chemhuru,  Mufuta Tshimanga, Notion Tafara Gombe, More Mungati , Donewell Bangure; Evaluation of the isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) program in Shurugwi District, Midlands Province, Zimbabwe, January 2013 to August 2014; BMC Research Notes 09/2015; 8(1):476

  1. Blessing Ruwimbo Mutede, Tapiwa Magure, Notion Tafara Gombe, Donewell Bangure, Mufuta Tshimanga,More Mungati; Prevalence and Factors Associated with Hypertension among Anti-Retroviral Therapy Patients Aged 15 Years and above in Makonde District, Zimbabwe, 2012: An Analytic Cross Sectional Study; World Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases 09/2015; 5(9):266-277

  1. Amen Gumbo, Donewell Bangure, Notion T. Gombe, More Mungati · Mufuta Tshimanga, Zanele Hwalima, Ignatious Dube; Staphylococcus aureus  food poisoning among Bulawayo City Council employees, Zimbabwe, 2014; BMC Research Notes 09/2015; 8:485

  1. Meggie Gabida · Notion T. Gombe · Milton Chemhuru · Lucia Takundwa · Donewell Bangure · Mufuta Tshimanga; Foodborne illness among factory workers, Gweru, Zimbabwe, 2012: a retrospective cohort study; BMC Research Notes 09/2015; 8:493

  1. Monica MutiMufuta Tshimanga, Gombe T. Notion, Donewell Bangure and Prosper Chonzi; Prevalence of pregnancy induced hypertension and pregnancy outcomes among women seeking maternity services in Harare, Zimbabwe; BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2015, 15:111 

  1. Ponesai N, Anderson C, Mufuta Tshimanga , Gombe TN, Lucia T and Donewell B. Risk Factors for Diabetic Complications among Diabetic Patients, Chirumanzu District, Zimbabwe, 2011. Austin J Public Health Epidemiol. 2015; 2(2): 1021

  1. Meggie Gabida · Mufuta Tshimanga · Milton Chemhuru · Notion Gombe · Donewell Bangure; Trends for Tuberculosis Treatment Outcomes, New Sputum Smear Positive Patients in Kwekwe District, Zimbabwe, 2007-2011: A Cohort Analysis; Journal of Tuberculosis Research 01/2015; 03(04):126-135

  1. Noma Mugwagwa Joseph Mberikunashe Notion Tafara GombeMufuta Tshimanga More Mungati; Factors associated with malaria infection in Honde valley, Mutasa district, Zimbabwe, 2014: a case control study  ;BMC Research Notes 12/2015; 8(8):829.

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