Dr Jeremiah Chikovore

DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Capabilities (HSC)
TELEPHONE: 031 242 5532
EMAIL: jchikovore@hsrc.ac.za

Dr Jeremiah Chikovore is a sociologist currently employed as a Senior Research Specialist in the Social Aspects of Public Health Research programme. He holds an MPH at the University of Umea in Sweden and a PhD in Public Health from the same university obtained in 2004. Before joining the HSRC in October 2008, he was Lecturer in Behavioural and Community Health Sciences, College of Health Sciences at the University of Zimbabwe. His areas of research interest include social aspects of health, particularly of sexual and reproductive health, tuberculosis (TB) and HIV/AIDS, and adolescents, as well as masculinity and men?s engagement with their health, which he approaches primarily using theories in the sociology of health. Dr Chikovore reviews for various journals and international conferences focusing on the themes of TB and HIV. He has undertaken additional training in Evaluation of Complex Interventions, and has authored and co-authored over 30 journal articles, book chapters and research reports, and 45 conference presentations. Dr Chikovore is a former recipient of a Wellcome Trust Training Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine, which was pursued in Malawi via the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and the Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust.

Recent

National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey (Global Funding)

The aim of the national prevalence survey is to enhance TB control in South Africa by informing the National TB Control Programme about the current ep....

Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) study: Mapping and Characterization of Male Sex Partners (MSPs) of Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa.

Study aim The aim of this study is to map men???s sexual behaviours from the perspective of their female sex partners. We aim to ascertain whether and....

National TB Prevalence Survey

The aim of the national prevalence survey is to enhance TB control in South Africa by informing the National TB Control Programme about the current ep....

20th International AIDS conference ( NRF Grant )

The grant is provided in order to assist in conference participation.....

Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviours (KAP) survey of students towards HIV/AIDS at higher education institutions and FET colleges in South Africa

The goal of this study is to evaluate knowledge, attitudes and behaviours towards HIV and AIDS in the Further Education and Training Sector in South A....