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Dr. Kudzaishe Mangombe


Doctor of Philosophy in Population Studies, North-West University, 2016. Masters in Population Studies, University of Zimbabwe, 2007. Bachelors of Education in Geography, University of Zimbabwe, 2003.

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Research Interests:

Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights, Health , Population and Development

Faculty: Social And Behavioural Sciences
Department: Department of Demography Settlement & Development
Research Category: Population Studies

Dr Mangombe is an assiduous statistician and demographer with more than 20 years of extensive experience in research with a PhD in Population Studies.She teaches Quantitative & Qualitative Research Methods; Mortality; Fertility; Maternal and Child Health courses at the University of Zimbabwe, Department of Demography, Settlement and Development.Her competencies includes: quantitative and qualitative data collection, analysis and presentation. She is experienced in training and managing field mappers, interviewers/ research assistants as well as supervisors. She has vast experience in conducting national researches for instance, Zimbabwe 2011 Pilot Census survey, Zimbabwe Diaspora Enumeration Survey, 2010-11 Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey, and 2012 Zimbabwe National Census.

Phone: Cell 0712 954 769 / 077464 1551

1. Lwanga, C., Kalule-Sabiti, I., Fuseini, K., Wandera, S., Mangombe, K. and Maniragaba, F. (2021). Is cohabitation as a form of union formation a licence to intimate partner physical violence in Uganda? Journal of Biosocial Science, pp.1-14.
2. Mangombe, K., Wekwete, N., Milanzi, A., Musizvingoza, R., & Lwanga, C. (2021). Factors Associated with Overweight and Obesity among Women Aged 15-49 Years in Zimbabwe: Evidence from the 2005/6, 2010/11 and 2015 Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey.In K.D. Monyeki & H. C. G. Kemper ( Eds.), Lifestyle and Epidemiology - Poverty and Cardiovascular Diseases a Double Burden in African Populations. [Online First], IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.95909. Available from:
3.Muza, C., & Mangombe, K. (2020). Predictors of under–five child mortality in Zimbabwe. Economie şi Sociologie, (1), 87-97.
4.Kalule-Sabiti, I., & Mangombe, K. (2019). Knowledge about male circumcision and perception of risk for HIV among youth in Harare, Zimbabwe. Southern African journal of HIV medicine, 20(1), 1-9. a855. sajhivmed.v20i1.855.
5.Muza, C., & Mangombe, K. (2019). Population development in Africa with special regards to ageing. African Population Studies, 33(2), 4913-4926. DOI:
6.Mangombe, K., & Kalule-Sabiti, I. (2018). Predictors of male circumcision among men aged 15-35 years in Harare, Zimbabwe. Journal of Biosocial Science, 50(2), 193.
7. Mangombe, K. (2017). Factors influencing circumcision of young males in Harare, Zimbabwe (Doctoral dissertation, North-West University (South Africa).
8.Mangombe, K., Amoateng, A. Y., & Kalule-Sabiti, I. (2015). Is male circumcision an “Invisible Condom?” Men’s Knowledge, Attitudes, Perception of Risk to HIV infection and willingness to circumcise in Harare, Zimbabwe. African Population Studies, 29(2), 2064-2080.DOI:

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Strategic Plan Committee
Community Outreach Committee
Regulations Committee

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