Mr Mohammed  Vawda

Position
Discipline Population Studies
Phone 031 260 1115
Email vawdam1@ukzn.ac.za
Campus Howard College
Office Address A709 7th Floor, Denis Shepstone Building

Qualification:

 MA Population Studies

Bio

  • Mohammed Vawda has a background in Demography and takes interest in a variety of social and health science research. Before joining the School of Built Environment and Development Studies he was a researcher at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) as well as the Health, Economic, HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD). He has a Master’s in Population Studies and is currently completing a PhD at the School of Public Health Medicine and Nursing at UKZN.

Teaching:

  • Mohammed teaches  Fertility and Nuptiality and
  • Introduction to Population Studies on the Masters in Population Studies Programme.

Research:

  • Mohammed  has worked on issues such as: Non-Communicable Disease; Sexual and Reproductive Health; Substance Abuse; HIV/AIDS; Sexuality; Fertility; Mortality and Migration.     .

Publications

Articles

  • Makiwane , Gumede, Makoae, and Vawda. (2017). Family in a Changing South Africa: structures, functions and the welfare of members
  • Timol, Vawda, Bhana, Moolman, Makoae, Swartz. (2016) Addressing adolescents' risk and protective factors related to risky behaviours: Findings from a school-based peer-education evaluation in the Western Cape: Sahara-J: Journal of Social aspects of HIV/AIDS
  • Khalema, Vawda, Ndinda, Makiwane. (2016). Contesting Children's Positioning in South African Families. in Children in South African families: Lives and Times
  • Khalema, N. E., Ndinda, C, Makiwane, M., Vawda, M., Bhembe, L., Mahapa, N, and Zondo, N.  (2015). “(Ad) dressing Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Issues and its Determinants in Eight Priority Areas of South Africa: Evidence from a Situational Analysis of MDGs in EC and KZN” in Andrews, N., Khalema, N.E. & Assie-Lumumba, N’Dri n(Eds). Millennium Development Goals (MDSs) in Retrospect: Africa’s Development Beyond 2015.  Vol 58: Springer, p. 139-158
  • Alli F, Maharaj P, Vawda M. (2013). Interpersonal relations between health care workers and young clients: barriers to accessing sexual and reproductive health care. Journal of Community Health 38:150–155.

Monographs

  • Bhana, A., Swartz, S., Taylor, S., Scott, D., Vawda, M., & Dlamini, N. (2011). Education and skills development. In B. Magongo and M. Motimele (eds.), South African youth context: The young generation. Midrand, South Africa: National Youth Development Agency. (Published 2012)
  • Bhana, A., Swartz, S., Taylor, S., Scott, D., Vawda, M., & Dlamini, N. (2011). Social cohesion and civic participation. In B. Magongo and M. Motimele (Eds.), South African youth context: The young generation. Midrand, South Africa: National Youth Development Agency. (Published 2012)
  • Bhana, A., Swartz, S., Taylor, S., Scott, D., Vawda, M., & Dlamini, N. (2011). National Youth Service. In B. Magongo and M. Motimele (Eds.), South African youth context: The young generation. Midrand, South Africa: National Youth Development Agency. (Published 2012)
  • Bhana, A., Swartz, S., Taylor, S., Scott, D., Vawda, M., & Dlamini, N. (2011). Youth work in South Africa. In B. Magongo and M. Motimele (Eds.), South African youth context: The young generation. Midrand, South Africa: National Youth Development Agency. (Published 2012)
  • Dada, S., Plüddemann, A., Parry, C., Bhana, A., Vawda, M., & Fourie, D. (2012). Alcohol and drug abuse trends: July – December 2011 (Phase 31). South African Community Epidemiological Network on Drug Use (SACENDU). Update, June 2012.

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