Dr. Choolwe Muzyamba PhD

Affiliated Researcher

Choolwe holds a PhD from Maastricht University and an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science-LSE (Cum Laude/With Distinction) .  He currently works as a teaching/research staff at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and at Utrecht University (UU).

He specialises in development economics, political economy, decoloniality studies, decolonized research methods, global/public health, Public policy and Governance, Sexual Reproductive Health and rights (SRHR), HIV and maternal health, Community Mobilisation, and participatory development/health promotion.




Selected publications by Choolwe Muzyamba


Articles (journal, professional, popular)
Muzyamba, Choolwe, 2019, Has the social justice approach become pervasive as a tool for fighting HIV in women? The case of Zambia, BMC Research Notes, 12(379), More information
Muzyamba, Choolwe, 2019, Local people’s views on the evidence-based skilled-maternal-care in Mfuwe, Zambia: a qualitative study, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 19(135), More information
Muzyamba, Choolwe, Wim Groot, Milena Pavlova & Sonila Tomini, 2019, Factors associated with choice of antenatal, delivery and postnatal services between HIV positive and HIV negative women in Zambia, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 19(127), More information
Muzyamba, Choolwe, 2019, “This conflict has turned me into a Doctor, Nurse and Nutritionist at the same time”: how peer support among HIV-positive IDPs created opportunities for care in conflict-stricken Kabaré, Congo DR, BMC Research Notes, 12(126), DOI: 10.1186/s13104-019-4162-y, More information
Muzyamba, Choolwe, Wim Groot, Milena Pavlova, Iryna Rud & Sonila Tomini, 2018, Professional care delivery or traditional birth attendants? , BMC Tropical Medicine and Health, 46(8), DOI: 10.1186/s41182-018-0090-0, More information
Muzyamba, Choolwe, Wim Groot, Sonila Tomini & Milena Pavlova, 2018, Community mobilization and maternal Care of Women Living with HIV in poor settings: the case of Mfuwe, Zambia, BMC Health Services Research, 18(155), DOI: 10.1186/s12913-018-2959-3, More information
Muzyamba, Choolwe, Wim Groot, Milena Pavlova & Sonila Tomini, 2017, The usefulness of traditional birth attendants to women living with HIV in resource-poor settings: the case of Mfuwe, Zambia, BMC Tropical Medicine and Health, 45(37), More information
Muzyamba, Choolwe, Wim Groot, Sonila Tomini & Milena Pavlova, 2017, The role of Community Mobilization in maternal care provision for women in sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review of studies using an experimental design, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 17(274), More information
Muzyamba, Choolwe, Elena Broaddus & Catherine Campbell, 2015, You cannot eat rights: a qualitative study of views by Zambian HIV-vulnerable women, youth and MSM on human rights as public health tools, BMC International Health and Human Rights, DOI: 10.1186/s12914-015-0067-6, More information


UNU-MERIT Working Papers
Moldalieva, Janyl, Arip Muttaqien, Choolwe Muzyamba, Davina Osei, Eli Stoykova & Nga Leopold, 2016, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs): Did they change social reality?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-035


Conference contributions
Muzyamba, Choolwe, Catherine Campbell & Elena Broaddus, 2017, You cannot eat rights: a qualitative study of views by Zambian HIV-vulnerable women, youth and MSM on human rights as public health tools, Knowledge Platform on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and HIV, University of Amsterdam, More information
Muzyamba, Choolwe, 2017, Evidence-based policy practice has become pervasive and counterproductive in the global HIV response, 7th European Conference on African Studies ECAS 2017 The Centre for African Studies Basel, University of Basel, Switzerland, More information


Theses
Muzyamba, Choolwe, 2018, The role of community mobilization in the promotion of maternal health in women living with HIV in Zambia, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University


UNU-MERIT