- MA Population Studies
- 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.
- Mohammed teaches Fertility and Nuptiality and
- Introduction to Population Studies on the Masters in Population Studies Programme.
- Mohammed has worked on issues such as: Non-Communicable Disease; Sexual and Reproductive Health; Substance Abuse; HIV/AIDS; Sexuality; Fertility; Mortality and Migration.
- 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.