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Mercy Nhamo-Murire

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Mercy Nhamo- Murire is a post-doctoral research fellow in the Critical Studies of Sexualities and Reproduction programme.

Mercy completed her MSc in Health Community and Development (HCD) and PhD in social psychology at the London School of Economics. Mercy’s thesis explored critical consciousness and how social spaces can be constructed and negotiated in communities in eastern Zimbabwe. Mercy's current research topic is: Interrogating sexuality and sexual health discourses in nursing practices in South Africa: A critical reflective inquiry.

Research Interest

Mercy’s research focuses on how social spaces can facilitate or obscure critical consciousness in public health discourse.

Publications

Nhamo M, Campbell C, & Gregson S (2010) Contextual determinants of HIV prevention programme outcomes: obstacles to local-level AIDS competence in rural Zimbabwe. AIDS Care, 22(Supplement 2), 1662-1669.

Gregson S, Mushati P, Grusin H, Nhamo M, Schumacher C, Skovdal M, Nyamukapa C & Campbell C (2011) Social Capital and Reduced Female Vulnerability to HIV infection in Rural Zimbabwe. Population Development Review 37(2): 333-359.

Campbell C, Nhamo M, Scott K, Madanhire C, Nyamukapa C, Skovdal M, & Gregson S (2013) The role of community conversations in facilitating local HIV competence: Case study from Rural Zimbabwe. BMC Public Health 13:354

Campbell C, Scott K, Nhamo M, Nyamukapa C, Madanhire C, Skovdal M, Sherr L, & Gregson S (2013) Social Capital and HIV Competent Communities: The role of community groups in managing HIV/AIDS in rural Zimbabwe. AIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, 25:sup1, S114-S122

Nhamo- Murire M, Campbell C, & Gregson S. (2013) Community group membership and stigmatising attitudes towards people living with HIV in eastern Zimbabwe. Journal of Community Health.

Campbell C, Scott K, Nhamo M, Nyamukapa C, Madanhire C, Skovdal M, Sherr L, Gregson S (2013) Promoting HIV Competent Communities: the role of community groups in managing HIV/AIDS in rural Zimbabwe. AIDS Care. In press.

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