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Dr. Shumba


PhD (Health Economics); MComm (Health Economics); BSc Hons Economics

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Health Care Financing; Equity; Economic Evaluation and Clinical Trials

Faculty: College of Health Science
Department: Community Medicine
Research Category: Health and Medicine


1. Shamu S, Rusakaniko S, January J (2016) Who benefits from public health financing in Zimbabwe? Towards universal health coverage" Journal of Global Public Health; An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice. It is available at:
2. Shamu S, Rusakaniko S, Hongoro C (2016) Prioritizing health system and disease burden factors: an evaluation of the net benefit of transferring health technology interventions to different districts in Zimbabwe. Journal of ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research;
3. Gonah L, Corwin A, January J, Shamu S, Jokomo ZN & Putten N (2016) Barriers to Healthcare Access and Coping Mechanisms among Sub-Saharan African Migrants living in Bangkok, Thailand: A Qualitative Study. Medical Journal of Zambia, Vol. 43 (4): 238 – 246.
4. Gunda R, Shamu S, Chimbari MJ, Mukaratirwa S. Economic burden of malaria on rural households in Gwanda district, Zimbabwe. Afr J Prm Health Care and Fam Med 2017;9(1), a1317.
5. Caroline Muringazuva, Daniel Chirundu, Shepherd Shamu, Gerald Shambira, Notion Gombe, Tsitsi Juru, Donewell Bangure, Mufuta Tshimanga: An evaluation of the proposed organisation restructuring at Kadoma city 2015 The Pan African Medical Journal. 2017;27:20. doi:10.11604/pamj.2017.27.20.11085
6. Resign Gunda, Moses John Chimbari, Shepherd Shamu, Benn Sartorius, Samsom Mukaratirwa (2017) Malaria incidence trends and their asscoaition with climatic variables in rural Gwanda, Zimbabwe 2005 -2015. Malaria Journal.

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