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Economic, Social and Political SciencesPostgraduate study

Ms Monica Zione Jamali Bachelor of Science in statistics and Demography (University of Malawi); MSc: Master in Social Research-Demography (Australian National University)

Postgraduate research student

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Ms Monica Jamali is a postgraduate researcher within Social Statistics & Demography at the University of Southampton

She began her career as a secondary school teacher for the Ministry of Education, Malawi. Then she worked as a research assistant in the Oncology Department of College of Medicine, a constituent college of the University of Malawi. Following this, she joined the Department of Population studies at Chancellor College, a constituent college of the University of Malawi; where she has been involved in teaching Demography courses. She has also been involved in a number of research projects and co-authored in a number of articles. She was part of the team that conducted a study on Maternal Influenza Immunization in Malawi between 2014 and 2015. A study funded by PATH whose outcome provided useful information on the introduction of maternal influenza vaccine in Malawi. She was also involved in the Evaluation of Youth Friendly Health Services in Malawi. An evaluation conducted by the Ministry of Health in collaboration with PATHFINDER/E2A with financial assistance from USAID, UNFPA, and UNICEF AND WHO. The evaluation has assisted in improving the provision of Youth-Friendly Health Services in Malawi. Monica has co-authored with a number of population and medical researchers. Her recent publication was on Male circumcision and HIV infection among sexually active men in Malawi.

Monica obtained her MSc in Social Research from Australian National University, Australia (2010-2011). She holds BSc. in Statistics and Demography from the University of Malawi.



Research interests

Fertility, sexual and reproductive health and vulnerable population groups (young people, elderly and people with disability)

PhD Supervision: Professor Nyovani Madise and Professor Allan Hill

MPhil/PhD Research: Investigating access to sexual and reproductive health services among people with Disability in Malawi

Funding: Commonwealth Scholarship and fellowship plan


Ms Monica Zione Jamali
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