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Dr. Brenda Muchabveyo


Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology (2021), Rhodes University, South Africa; Master of Science Degree (MSc) in Sociology and Social Anthropology (2016), University of Zimbabwe; Bachelor of Science (BSc) Honours Degree in Sociology, University of Zimbabwe; Certificate in Advanced Human Rights Course on Disability Rights in the African Context, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

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Sociology of Health and Illness; Maternal health, Gender; Disability Studies; Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare

Faculty: Social And Behavioural Sciences
Department: Community and Social Development
Research Category: Behavioral Sciences

Dr Brenda Muchabveyo is a Full-Time lecturer in the Department of Community and Social Development, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences at the University of Zimbabwe. Her doctoral study was based on the Sociology of Medicine and Alternative Healthcare in rural societies. She focused on the Maternal Health Care Services Provided in Waiting Mothers’ Shelters in Mutasa District, Manicaland, Zimbabwe. She is currently the Programme Coordinator of MSc Gender, Social Systems and Development (MGD). She is also the Coordinator of the Anthropological Association of Students at the University of Zimbabwe. Dr Muchabveyo’s research interests revolve around Gender Studies, Public Health, Alternative Health Care in indigenous societies, and Sexual and Reproductive Health discourses.

Phone: +263 775051361

1. Journal Articles
Muparadzi, T., & Rodze, L. (2021). Business continuity management in a time of crisis: emerging trends for commercial banks in Zimbabwe during and post the covid-19 global crisis. Open Journal of Business and Management, 9(3), 1169-1197.
2. Muparadzi, T., Nikadzino, T. &, Nhema, A. (2019). A Critical Reflection on the Role of E-Governance in Reinvigorating Public Sector Operations in Zimbabwe, Zambezia, 46(1), 179 – 197.

Books/Book Chapters
1. Muparadzi,T. (2024). Rethinking E-Government Implementation in Zimbabwe: Evidence and Lessons From Selected Country Cases. In P. Ordóñez de Pablos, (Ed.), Digital Technologies for a Resource Efficient Economy (pp. 1-22). IGI Global.
2. Muparadzi, T., & Mashau, P. (2023). Cannabis Industry Policy Controls and Regulations in Zimbabwe. In P. Mashau, &, J. Nyawo (Eds.), Rapid Innovation and Development in the Global Cannabis Market (pp. 17-36). IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-6346-8.ch002
3. Muparadzi, T., Nyikadzino, T., & Nhema, A. (2022). E- governance at the local government level and implications for good governance in Zimbabwe . In A. G. Nhema (ed.), Governance in a Changing Landscape in Zimbabwe (pp.64–183). Harare: UZ Publications.

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