Students

STUDENT NAMEDEGREEDISSERTATION TITLESTATUSPROJECT
C. Brooke-SumnerPhDPsychosocial Rehabilitation for Schizophrenia: Developing A Community-Based Self-Help Approach to Promote Recovery in Dr Kenneth Kaunda District, North West ProvinceCompleted December 2015PRogramme for Improving Mental health care – South Africa (PRIME-SA)
R. PetrusPhDPositive Psychological Resources of Nurses working in a National Health Insurance (NHI) pilot siteCompleted. PRogramme for Improving Mental health care – South Africa (PRIME-SA)
T. KathreePhDAddressing the treatment gap for perinatal depression within an integrated primary health care model: Pilot of a psychosocial intervention for depression in a perinatal population in the DR Kenneth Kaunda District in South AfricaIn progress.PRogramme for Improving Mental health care – South Africa (PRIME-SA)
O. SelohilwePhDDevelopment, implementation and evaluation of a task shared intervention for comorbid depression in Dr Kenneth Kaunda, North West, South AfricaRegistered. First paper in draftPRogramme for Improving Mental health care – South Africa (PRIME-SA)
K. NeneM.Soc SciBarriers to help-seeking behaviour among depressed adult chronic care patients in the Kanana Township, North West, South AfricaCompleted 2016PRogramme for Improving Mental health care – South Africa (PRIME-SA)
M. MzimaM.Soc SciA qualitative process evaluation of a community-based psychosocial rehabilitation program for service users with schizophrenia in Dr. Kenneth Kaunda district, South Africa.Examination process complete. Corrections being addressedPRogramme for Improving Mental health care – South Africa (PRIME-SA)
S. KaldenbachMasters Monitoring of child growth in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
Understanding monitoring performance and interpretation challenges in an area of undernutrition
KIBS: KwaZulu Natal Initiative for Breastfeeding Support
C. BringslidMasters Factors affecting mother’s choice of breastfeeding and breastfeeding duration.KIBS: KwaZulu Natal Initiative for Breastfeeding Support
C. ChettyM.Soc SciOptimising the interaction between community health workers and rural mothers. An exploration into the challenges and support available in the interaction between community health workers and rural mothers In progressCommunity Caregiver (CCG) support and supervision project
S. ByokeMastersDouble burden of malnutrition in young adult born during political and army conflict from 1990 to 1994: Preparing thesis. To be complete by end 2017.GROWNUT
E. BulayaMastersImpact of a local complementary food (Moso 31) on nutritional status of children 6-23 monthsPreparing thesis. To be complete by end 2017.GROWNUT
J. NtambweMastersPractice of optimal breastfeeding of Konzo affected mothers, Popokabaka Health Zone, DRCPreparing thesis. To be complete by end 2017.GROWNUT
P. KihalaMastersEvaluation of the double burden of malnutrition : undernutrition and overweight/obesity in children below five yearsPreparing thesis. To be complete by end 2017.GROWNUT
M. KonshiMastersPositive deviance, an approach for preventing chronic malnutrition in children below five years, Popokabaka Health ZonePreparing thesis. To be complete by end 2017.GROWNUT
Z. LutonamoMastersParticipation of mothers and children affected by Konzo in the household food security, Popokabaka Health Zone, DRCPreparing thesis. To be complete by end 2017.GROWNUT
B. KanzenzaMastersDietary knowledge and practices among pregnant women in Popokabaka health zoneFinalising proposal developmentGROWNUT
J. MolekoMastersKNOWLEDGE OF FOOD PRODUCTION IN POPOKABAKA SMALLHOLDER FARMERSFinalising proposal developmentGROWNUT
J. LuboyaMastersExploration of nutritional counselling provided to PTB patients in PopokabakaFinalising proposal developmentGROWNUT
N. Mantete MastersExploration of Nutritional Counseling provided to PMTCT patients in follow-up in Popokabaka HospitalFinalising proposal developmentGROWNUT
R. MupataMastersRelationship between mothers education and feeding practices: a cross sectional study Finalising proposal developmentGROWNUT
G. Alora PhDAn exploration of access to mental health care services for school-going children in low resource communities in South Africa.RegisteredCRH
S. Williams PhDExploring whether and how young women’s agency shifts, with a focus on reproductive decision making and intimate partner violence, following a gender consciousness raising and livelihoods strengthening intervention.RegisteredCRH
B. Alupa PhDThe sociodemographic and psychosocial correlates of physical mental multimorbidity in clients accessing outpatient treatment for HIV/AIDS, diabetes and hypertension in the Volta Region of Ghana: A comparative cross-sectional survey.

RegisteredCRH