Current Research Projects
Chiedza’s Song: growing up with HIV in Zimbabwe (2015)
Chiedza’s song tells the true story of a young woman growing up with HIV in Harare. Its message is positive. Chiedza overcomes serious illness and family rejection to get to university and find love. The film was designed with the participation of young people living with HIV in Harare, to challenge the stereo-typed images of HIV still prevalent. It is shot entirely through Chiedza’s eyes so that the audience sees what she sees and hears what she thinks. Read More
Despite the intensified use of Insecticide Residual Spraying (IRS) and Insecticide Treated Nets, parts of Zimbabwe have been experiencing a dramatic rise in numbers of malaria cases, with Manicaland experiencing one of the worst outbreaks. The BRTI, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the National Institute for Health Research and the University of the Witwatersrand have established a field site in Mutasa to study different aspects of malaria and the mosquitoes responsible for its transmission.
ReBUILD started in 2011 focusing on two of the six WHO health systems building blocks, health financing and Human Resources for Health. The project was funded by the Department for International Development (DFID), United Kingdom. In Zimbabwe five sub- studies were carried out.
Sub-study 1- The Impact of user fees on health care seeking behaviour and financial protection during the crisis period in Zimbabwe.
Human Resources for Health
Sub-study 2 - The incentive environments for Human Resources for Health in Zimbabwe.
Sub-study 3 - Rural Posting/Deployment of Human Resources for Health in Zimbabwe
Sub study 4- Gender mainstreaming in rural posting and deployment systems in the health sector in Zimbabwe Read More....
Course Dates: 3rd to 7th of December 2018
The importance and potential uses of Geographic Information System (GIS) and modern technologies in any organization cannot be under-emphasized, particularly looking at the rate at which technological advancements are progressing. There has been a great uptake and usage of GIS systems by several organizations of late.