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/Mrs Maureen Tshuma
Mrs Maureen Tshuma

Position: Lecturer

Department: Community Studies
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  • Master of Science Degree (MSc) in Sociology and Social Anthropology, University of Zimbabwe
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) Honours Degree in Sociology, University of Zimbabwe


  • Certificate: International Computers Driving Licence (2011), Speciss College, Herbert Chitepo Branch, Harare
  • Certificate: Good Clinical Practice (2017), Global Health Network
  • Certificate: Protecting Human Research Participants (2017), National Institutes of Health
  • Certificate: Prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse (2019), UNICEF

Research interests

  • Gender, Sexuality and Development
  • Public Health Issues
  • Vulnerable Populations
  • Adolescents Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH)
  • Adolescents and Young People Living with HIV
  • Linkages between health, poverty, risk and vulnerability with a particular interest in health systems development, Gender and Development
  • Population Displacement


  • Webster Mavhu, Nicola Willis, Juliet Mufuka, Sarah Bernays, Maureen Tshuma, Collin Mangenah, Hendramoorthy Maheswaran, Walter Mangezi, Tsitsi Apollo, Ricardo Araya, Helen A Weiss, Frances M Cowan: Effect of a differentiated service delivery model on virological failure in adolescents with HIV in Zimbabwe (Zvandiri): a cluster-randomised controlled trial: Lancet Global Health 2020.

Under Review

  • Bernays, Sarah; Tshuma, Maureen; Willis, Nicola; Mvududu, Kudzanayi; Chikeya, Adrian; Mufuka, Juliet; Cowan, Frances; Mavhu, Webster: Scaling up peer-led community-based differentiated support for adolescents living with HIV: keeping the needs of youth peer supporters in mind to sustain success. Journal of the International AIDS Society. Manuscript ID JIAS-2020-01-0001.

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