Researcher Profiles

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Mrs. Rudo Nyamakura


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


Nyamakura, R., Zvinavashe, M., Mapanga, M. B., & Mapanga, K. G. (2007). Self Care Knowledge and Readmission Among Chronic Heart Failure Clients at a Central Hospital in Harare. Kenya Nursing Journal, 34 (2), 3-9.

Mukona, D. Charumbira, A. P. G., Nyamakura, R. Zvinavashe, M. & Manwere, A. (2011). ART Knowledge and Adherence. HIV Nursing Matters, 2 (2), 16-19.

Marembo, J., Zvinavashe, M., Nyamakura, R., Shaibu, S., & Mogobe, K. D. (2013). Factors influencing infant-feeding choices selected by HIV-infected mothers: Perspectives from Zimbabwe. Japan Journal of Nursing Science. Journal/10.1111/ISSN 1742-7924 / earlyview

Chironda, G., Nyamakura, R. & Bhengu, B. (2014). Relationship between perceived physical health and adherence to haemodialysis among end stage renal disease patients at a local haemodialysis center in Harare, Zimbabwe. The World of Critical Care Nursing, 9 (2), 53

Chironda, G., Manwere, A., Nyamakura, R., & Chipfuwa, T. (2014). Perceived health status and adherence to haemodialysis by end stage renal disease patients: A case of a Central Hospital in Zimbabwe. International Organisation of Scientific Research (IOSR) Journal of Nursing and Health Science (IOSR-JNHS), 3 (1), 22-3.

Ndaimani, A., Nyamakura, R., Zvinavashe, M., Haruzivishe, C., Mukona, D., Mhlanga, M. (2015). Quality of life and its sociodemographic and clinical predictors among people on antiretroviral therapy (ART) at a resource-limited clinic. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS) :

Mazinga, C., Nyamakura, R. Ndaimani, A.Mhlanga, M. (2016). Self care practices and stage of diagnosis of breast cancer among breast cancer patients at a central hospital in Zimbabwe. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS), 15 (4).

Sun, C. Dhlamini, P. S., Maimbolwa, M. C., Mukonka, C. C. L., Nyamakura, R., Omoni, G., Seboni, N. & Larson, E. (2017). Success Stories: Overcoming barriers to research in Southern and Eastern African Countries. Clinical Nursing Research, 26 (4), 399-408.

Nyamakura, R., Maphosa – Haruzivishe, C, Rusakaniko, S.,Duri, K., Ziruma, A., Stray-Pedersen, B. (2018). Maternal stress among pregnant women in a birth cohort in Harare, Zimbabwe. IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science (IOSR-JNHS), 7 (3), 70-74

Nyamakura, R., Maphosa – Haruzivishe, C, Rusakaniko, S., Stray-Pedersen, B. (2018). Maternal Stress and Its Effects on Infant Outcomes: A Proposal for Research. IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science (IOSR-JNHS), 7 (3), 75-79

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