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Mr. Amos Milanzi


Masters of Science in Population Studies, University of Zimbabwe. Bachelor of Science Honours in Statistics

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Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights, Food, Nutrition and Income Security, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Health-Infectious and Non-Communicable Diseases, Youth Empowerment

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

Amos Milanzi is a Statistician and Demographer by training and has over 16 years post training experience in conducting research in Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights, Food, Nutrition and Income Security, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene along with health. He teaches Statistics and Demographic Techniques courses at the University of Zimbabwe, Department of Demography, Settlement and Development. He is currently working on his PhD titled “Reproductive Health Issues of Youths Living with HIV In Zimbabwe: Designing A Comprehensive Policy and Intervention Programme”. His competencies include demographic projections, social return on investment analysis, research/evaluation design and execution, data collection quality control, data management, basic and advanced statistical data analysis along with report writing. He has vast experience in Sub-Saharan African especially, Southern, Eastern and Western Africa.

Phone: +263 775553416

1. 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:

2. Willis, N., Milanzi, A., Mawodzeke, M., Dziwa, C., Armstrong, A., Yekeye, I., ... & James, V. (2019). Effectiveness of community adolescent treatment supporters (CATS) interventions in improving linkage and retention in care, adherence to ART and psychosocial well-being: a randomised trial among adolescents living with HIV in rural Zimbabwe. BMC Public Health, 19, 117.

3. Makurirofa, L., Mangwiro, P., James, V., Milanzi, A., Mavu, J., Nyamuranga, M., & Kamtauni, S. (2019). Women’s knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) relating to breast and cervical cancers in rural Zimbabwe: a cross sectional study in Mudzi District, Mashonaland East Province. BMC public health, 19, 109.

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