Students

Graduated Students – 2007 to 2015 June 2015
Masters students
Henry Ndengejeho
Qualification: MA (2007)
Title: Linking household wealth and resource use: a case study in the Agincourt rural district of South Africa
Rhian Twine
Qualification: MPH (2007)
Title: Number of people with difficulty seeing detected by community rehabilitation workers in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, with special reference to cataracts
Akeem Ketlogetswe
Qualification: MSc (2007)
Title: Does migration improve child survival: Agincourt South Africa 2002?
Mark Collinson
Qualification: MSc (Med) (2007)
Title: Health impacts of social transition: A study of female temporary migration and its impact on child mortality in rural South Africa
Le Quyen Duong
Qualification: MSc (2007)
Title: Sexually transmitted disease prevention: knowledge, attitudes, and practices among school pupils in rural Ghana
Pallavi Marathe (Lele)
Qualification: MSc (2008)
Title: Assessment of consistency between self reported health status and performance based health status (functionality) as measures of health status of adults in the Kassena-Nankana District, Ghana at the beginning of the 21st century
Christian Schaetti
Qualification: MSc (2008)
Title: Cultural epidemiology and self-management of type 2 diabetes in rural South Africa: a pilot study
Didier Bakajika
Qualification: MSc (Med) (2008)
Title: Childhood mortality and socioeconomic status in the Agincourt Health and Demographic Surveillance site in 2003, South Africa
Penny Crowther-Gibson
Qualification: MSc (Med) (2008)
Title: The association between household food security and mortality in children under-five years of age in Agincourt, Limpopo Province, in 2004
Natsayi Chimbindi
Qualification: MSc (2008)
Title: Determinants of condom use among young adults aged 15-24 years in the Africa Centre Demographic Surveillance area in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, 2005
Agetta Akii
Qualification: MSc (2009)
Title: Immunization status and childhood mortality in Agincourt, South Africa in 2004, is there an association?
Andrew Anguko
Qualification: MSc (2009)
Title: The effect of marital status and education level on HIV/Aids mortality in rural Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Tabither Gitau
Qualification: MSc (2009)
Title: The association between post-weaning dietary patterns at age 1 and growth at age 2 from the Birth-To-Twenty cohort study, South Africa
Malerato Mosiane
Qualification: MSc (Med) (2009)
Title: Mortality and violence in Agincourt, a rural area of South Africa
Keegan Kautzky
Qualification: MPH (2009)
Title: Children left behind: The effects of temporary labour migration on child care and residence patterns in rural South Africa
Oscar Bangre
Qualification: MSc (2009)
Title: Household and individual level factors associated with HIV infection in Kwazulu Natal
Evance Ouma Illah
Qualification: MSc (2010)
Title: Assessment of risk factors associated with maternal mortality in rural Tanzania
Richard Nagai
Qualification: MSc  (2011)
Title: Levels and factors associated with maternal death in Agnicourt,a rural sub-district of Mpumalanga Province,South Africa
Charfudin Sacoor
Qualification: MSc  (2011)
Title: Migration patterns in rural KwaZulu Natal, and the association with adult HIV infection
Mildred Shabangu
Qualification: MA (2011)
Title: The odds of progressing from first to second birth in the context of HIV/AIDS and fertility decline in Agincourt rural area of South Africa.
Ryan Wagner
Qualification
: MSc (2011)
Title: Mavabyi ya ku wa? The prevalence of and risk factors for epilepsy in a rural South African surveillance site.
Mosehle Noriah Matabane
Qualification: MPH  (2011)
Title: Socio-demographic factors associated with morbidity in children under-five years in Agincourt HDSS in 2006
Jennifer Albon
Qualification: MDev (2011)
Title: Socioeconomic and demographic factors influencing immunization acquisition in children of self settled Mozambican refugees and South African children in the Agincourt subdistrict, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Basetsana Malefi Phetoane
Qualification: MA (2012)
Title: The effect of socio-demographic, socio-economic and environmental factors on under five mortality in South Africa: Analysis of the 1998 South African demographic health survey 
James Duworko
Qualification: 
MSc (2014)
Title: Perinatal outcomes in Agincourt
Songelwao Chris
Qualification: 
MSC (2014)
Title: Co-existence of obesity and poverty in a rural South African community
Doctoral students
Kathleen Kahn
Qualification: PhD (2006)
Title: Dying to make a fresh start: Mortality and health transition in a new South Africa
Myles Connor
Qualification: PhD (2007)
Title: A racial and urban-rural comparison of the nature of stroke in South Africa
Stephen Tollman
Qualification: PhD (2008)
Title: Closing the Gap: Applying health and socio-demographic surveillance to complex health transitions in South and sub-Saharan Africa
Catherine Ogunmefun
Qualification: PhD (2008)
Title: The impacts of adult HIV/AIDS mortality on elderly women and their households in rural South Africa
Mark Collinson
Qualification: PhD (2009)
Title: Striving against adversity: The dynamics of migration, health and poverty in rural South Africa.
Elizabeth Kimani-Murage
Qualification: PhD (2010)
Title: Exploring the paradox: Double burden of malnutrition in rural South Africa
Charles Kimpolo
Qualification: PhD (2010)
Title: Deterministic dynamics in questionnaires in the social sciences
Sakhumzi Mfecane
Qualification: PhD (2010)
Title: Exploring masculinities in the context of ARV use: A study of men living with HIV in a South African village
Melissa Cortina
Qualification: 
PhD (2010)
Title: Children’s mental health in a rural, socioeconomically disadvantaged area of South Africa
Laura Patterson
Qualification: PhD (2011)
Title: Socioeconomic Status and Adult Mortality Shocks at the Agincourt Health and Demographic Surveillance Site (AHDSS) in rural South Africa
Benn Sartorius
Qualification: PhD (2011)
Title: Who dies where, when and why? Modelling determinants and space-time risk of infant, child and adult mortality in rural South Africa, 1992-2008.
Brian Houle
Qualification: PhD (2012)
Title: Bio-Social Determinants of Child and Adult Mortality in South Africa.
Lori Abler
Qualification: PhD (2012)
Title: Developing a hope scale for young women in South
Tara Polzer Ngwato
Qualification: PhD (2012)
Title: Negotiating Belonging; the integration of Mozambican refugees in South Africa.
Julia Mambo
Qualification:
PhD (2012)
Title:
Impacts of HIV/ AIDS mortality on food security and natural resource utilisation in rural South Africa 
Marguerite Schneider
Qualification: PhD (2012)
Title: Social life of questionnaires: Exploring respondents’ understanding and interpretation of disability measures
Eustasius Musenge
Qualification:
PhD (2013)
Title
Modelling spatiotemporal patterns of childhood HIV/TB related mortality and malnutrition: Applications to Agincourt data in rural South Africa 
Alastair Van Heerden
Qualification: PhD (2013)
Title: Pervasive computing and public health research in Africa: Mobile phones in the collection, analysis and dissemination  of health research
S Hirve:
Qualification: 
PhD (2013)
Title: In general how do you feel?  Self- reported health in the context of ageing in India
Christie Sennott:
Qualification: 
PhD (2013)
Title:Modern desires: Family formation patterns in the context of HIV/AIDS in post-apartheid South Africa
Daniel Lopez Ibanez-Gonzalez
Qualification: 
PhD (2014)
Title: Accessing health care: A rural-urban comparative case study of adult women with chronic non-communicable disease
Xavier Gómez-Olivé
Qualifications:
PhD (2014)
Title: Factors associated with health and well-being of older people in a rural African setting
Meghna Ranganathan
Qualification:
 PhD (2014)
Title: Conditional Cash Transfer Programmes for HIV Prevention in South Africa: Understanding the effect of cash transfers on spending patterns of young women and households and the impact on household decision making and social relationships within the family
Ann Gottert
Qualification: 
PhD (2014)
Title:Gender norms, masculine gender-role strain, and HIV risk behaviour: Describing new pathways towards reducing HIV vulnerability in rural South African communities.
Molly Rosenburg
Qualification
: PhD (2014)
Title: The influence of school enrollment and alcohol outlets on sexual risk among rural South African women
Elizabeth Fearon
Qualification: 
PhD (2014)
Title: Friendship networks amongst young South African women:Associations with sexual bahaviour and HIV risk
Mercy Hlungani
Qualification:
 PhD (2015)
Title: Prevalence and predictors of psychosocial outcomes amongst socioeconomically deprived primary school children in a rural setting in South Africa: The role of ecological factors