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Professor Vhumani Magezi | AfOx

The Institute welcomes Professor Vhumani Magezi, Academic Visitor at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing from February 2019 to March 2019.  Professor Magezi is a recipient of The Africa Oxford Initiative travel grant (AfOx). The Africa Oxford Initiative fosters the establishment of equitable and sustainable collaborations between African Academics and the University of Oxford.

Vhumani is an Associate Professor at North-West University (NWU), South Africa. He holds a PhD from Stellenbosch University, South Africa (2005). His research focuses on daily existential realities of people within their communities and possible psycho-social and spiritual interventions that are deployed using faith community spaces as subsystems of society for coping. He is currently undertaking a research project Overturning religion and health ambivalence gridlock as adolescent and youth sexual reproductive health (AYSRH) investment: towards optimisation and leveraging of church (faith) spaces as assets in AYSRH.