List of Publications

Chimbari MJ (2017) Lessons from implementation of ecohealth projects in Southern Africa: A principal investigator’s perspective. Acta Tropica 175: 9-19 Download PDF


Chirebvu E, Chimbari MJ (2016) Characterization of an Indoor-Resting Population of Anopheles arabiensis (Diptera: Culicidae) and the Implications on Malaria Transmission in Tubu Village in Okavango Subdistrict, Botswana. Journal of Medical Entomology 53(3): 569-576. Available from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27018444


Gunda R, Chimbari MJ, Mukaratirwa S (2016) Assessment of burden of malaria in Gwanda District, Zimbabwe, using the disability adjusted life years. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 13(2): 244 Download PDF


Gunda R, Chimbari MJ, Shamu S, Sartorius B, Mukaratirwa S (2017) Malaria incidence trends and their association with climatic variables in rural Gwanda, Zimbabwe, 2005–2015. Malaria Journal 16:393 Download PDF


Gunda R, Shamu S, Chimbari MJ, Mukaratirwa S (2017) Economic Burden of Malaria on Rural Households in Gwanda District, Zimbabwe. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine 9(1): a1317 Download PDF


Gunda R (2017) Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Malaria Interventions using Disability Adjusted Life Years: A Systematic Review. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation. Accepted for publication


Kabuyaya, M, Chimbari, MJ, Manyangadze, T, Mukaratirwa, S (2017) Efficacy of praziquantel on Schistosoma haematobium and re-infection rates among school-going children in the Ndumo area of uMkhanyakude district, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Infectious Diseases of Poverty 6: 83. Download PDF


Kalinda C, Chimbari M, Mukaratirwa S (2017) Implications of Changing Temperatures on the Growth, Fecundity and Survival of Intermediate Host Snails of Schistosomiasis: A Systematic Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 14(1) Download PDF


Macherera M, Chimbari MJ. Developing a community-centred malaria early warning system based on indigenous knowledge: Gwanda District, Zimbabwe. Jàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies 8(1): a289 Download PDF


Macherera M, Chimbari M (2016) A review of studies on community based early warning systems. Jàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies 8(1): a206 Download PDF


Macherera M, Chimbari MJ, Mukaratirwa S (2017) Indigenous environmental indicators for malaria: A district study in Zimbabwe. Acta Tropica 175: 50-59 Download PDF


Manyangadze T, Chimbari MJ, Gebreslasie M, Ceccato P, Mukaratirwa S (2016) Modelling the spatial and seasonal distribution of suitable habitats of schistosomiasis intermediate host snails using Maxent in Ndumo area, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. Parasites and Vectors 9:572 Download PDF


Manyangadze T, Chimbari MJ, Gebreslasie M, Mukaratirwa S (2016) Risk factors and micro-geographical heterogeneity of Schistosoma haematobium in Ndumo area, uMkhanyakude district, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Acta Tropica 159: 176-184 Download PDF


Manyangadze T, Chimbari MJ, Macherera M, Mukaratirwa S. Micro-spatial distribution of malaria cases and control strategies at ward level in Gwanda district, Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe. Malaria Journal. Accepted for publication


Manyangadze T, Chimbari MJ, Mukaratirwa S, Gabriselaise M (2015) Application of geo-spatial technology in schistosomiasis modelling in Africa: A Review. Geospatial Health 10(326): 99-110 Download PDF


Maphane D, Ngwenya BN, Motsholapheko MR, Kolawole OD, Magole L (2017) Rural Livelihoods and Community Local Knowledge of Risk of Malaria Transmission in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. Botswana Notes and Records, 49: 136-152 2017 Download PDF


Mbereko A, Mukamuri BB, Chimbari MJ (2015) Exclusion and contests over wetlands used for farming in Zimbabwe: a case study of broad-ridge and broad-furrow tillage system on Zungwi Vlei. Journal of Political Ecology 21: 322-338 Download PDF


Musesengwa R, Chimbari MJ (2016) Community engagement practices in Southern Africa: Review and thematic synthesis of studies done in Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Acta Tropica. Available from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27005396


Musesengwa R, Chimbari MJ (2017) Community engagement practices in Southern Africa: Review and thematic synthesis of studies done in Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Acta Tropica 175: 20-30 Download PDF


Musesengwa R, Chimbari MJ. Experiences of community members and researchers on community engagement in an Eco-health project in South Africa and Zimbabwe. BMC Medical Ethics. Accepted for publication


Mutegeki E, Chimbaria MJ, Mukaratirwa S (2017) Assessment of individual and household malaria risk factors among women in a South African village. Acta Tropica 175: 71-77 Download PDF


Ngwenya BN, Thakadua OT, Magolea L, Chimbari MJ (2017) Memories of environmental change and local adaptations among molapo farming communities in the Okavango Delta, Botswana—A gender perspective. Acta Tropica 175: 31-41 Download PDF


Nyati-Jokomo Z, Chimbari M (2017) Risk factors for schistosomiasis transmission among school children in Gwanda district, Zimbabwe. Acta Tropica 175: 84-90 Download PDF


Ramolefhe GT, Ngwenya BN, Ama NO, Nnyepi MS, Chimbari MJ (2017) Perceptions of Safe Water and Accessibility by Rural Farming Communities Residing Along the Fringes of the Okavango Delta, Botswana. Botswana Notes and Records, 49: 117-135 Download PDF


Rubaba O, Chimbari MJ, Mukaratirwa S. The role of snail aestivation in transmission of schistosomiasis in changing climatic conditions. African Journal of Aquatic Science Download PDF


Soko W, Chimbari MJ, Mukaratirwa S (2015) Insecticide resistance in malaria-transmitting mosquitoes in Zimbabwe: A review. Infectious Diseases of Poverty 4(46) Download PDF


Policy Brief

What are the research gaps impeding control, prevention and elimination of VBDs of public health importance (malaria and schistosomiasis) in arid regions of southern Africa in the advent of climate change? Download PDF

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