Early Career Researcher Symposium and the Frances M Cowan Innovator Award Strengthening Research Capacity In Zimbabwe About CeSHHAR CeSHHAR is an organization that aims to conduct research which influences the global HIV and Sexual & Reproductive Health policy environment, and strengthens the quality of provision of evidence-based HIV prevention, treatment and sexual health care. We…Details
Meet the new CeSHHAR Director, Professor Stanley Luchters CeSHHAR is delighted to welcome its new Executive Director, Professor Stanley Luchters. A full Professor in Population Health and Environment at LSTM, Prof Luchters joined CeSHHAR on 1 May 2022. His career spans more than 20 years working in medical and public health research, as…Details
Dr. Webster Mavhu awarded NIHR-Wellcome Trust Global Health Partnership International Intermediate Fellowship.
CeSHHAR Zimbabwe is delighted to announce that Masculinities Research Lead, Dr. Webster Mavhu, has been awarded a five-year NIHR-Wellcome Trust Global Health Partnership International Intermediate Fellowship. During this Fellowship, Dr. Mavhu will co-develop and evaluate an intervention for 10-14 year-olds that addresses the causes of gender inequality in adolescent sexual health through approaches that…Details
Dr. Webster Mavhu, CeSHHAR Deputy Director, has been competitively awarded a three-year grant from the Templeton World Charity Foundation to implement the project “The Zvandiri (As I am) character strength and its constructs among adolescents living with HIV in Zimbabwe”. This project will examine and measure how the Zvandiri programme can sustainably engage adolescents living…Details
CeSHHAR Awarded the World’s First Gold Tier Certification for Good Financial Grant Practice. The Good Financial Grant Practice (GFGP) is a new international standard developed by the Global Grant Community and the African Academy of Sciences in Nairobi, Kenya in collaboration with multiple African and global partners. It has been supported by some of the…Details
CeSHHAR purchases Personal Protective Equipment for 9 public health facilities with the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine’s Bump It Forward campaign funds.
Sister Mambodza (centre), Sister-in-charge of Mbare Hostels Clinic in Harare, receives a donation of PPE purchased with the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine’s Bump It Forward campaign funds from Primrose Matambanadzo, Programme Director at CeSHHAR Zimbabwe. In Zimbabwe the first donation of £10,000 was used to procure PPE for 9 public health facilities: Mbare Hostels…Details
Remembering Professor James Hakim: “A strong clinician and researcher” By Mary Tumushime CeSHHAR Zimbabwe joins the country as well as regional and international communities in mourning the death of Professor James Hakim on Tuesday 26th January 2021 following COVID-19 complications, and in celebrating his legacy. He was a Professor of Medicine, former Chair of Medicine…Details
CeSHHAR is delighted to announce that it has launched an online booking system to make appointments at the Sisters’ Clinics. Appointments can be booked via the new Sisters with a Voice website https://sisters-zimbabwe.org/ We hope that an online platform for accessing sexual and reproductive health information and services will not only encourage Sisters to…Details
We are delighted to announce that CeSHHAR Zimbabwe will be leading one of USAID’s newly launched projects to provide critical HIV healthcare services in Zimbabwe. CeSHHAR Zimbabwe will implement the USAID Closing the Gaps: Accelerating and Sustaining HIV Prevention and Care for Sex Workers project in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Child Care…Details
Like much of the world, Zimbabwe is in lockdown to stem the spread of Covid-19, the Ceshhar team monitors the situation daily and is learning rapidly how to adjust its own ways of working to ensure its objectives can be fulfilled whilst keeping staff and clients safe. CeSHHAR is working hard to ensure its national…Details