Department of Public Health

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Contacts Us

Contact details: 
Department of Public Health
School of Health science
University of Venda
Thohoyandou
Private Bag X5050
0950

Name: Dr Tshitangano T G
Telephone: 015 962 8006
Email: takalani.Tshitangano@univen.ac.za

 

About Us
  • Vision

To be a leading provider of quality-based, public health training programs which focus on rural and regional development.

  • Mission

The department is committed to developing quality public health professionals through problem based interdisciplinary teaching and learning underpinned by community engagement and research.

  • Research
  • The department collaborates with other institutions as external examiners for thesis and dissertations
  • Departmental research projects address major issues in public health.
  • There is increased number of publications by students and staff.

The department is involved in research in the following niche areas.

  • HIV/AIDS and TB
  • Environmental health.
  • Indigenous knowledge
  • Sexual health
  • Occupational Health
  • Health Promotion.
  • Palliative care
  • School health
  • Management of communicable and non-communicable diseases
Programmes

The department offers the following programmes:

4.1.Diploma in primary health care and district health services management 1year.

  • Admission and selection
  • Students should have NQF level 7 (general education)

To complete the programme, a student has to accumulate 120 credits from the practical and theoretical exercises in the seven modules listed below:

  • Primary health care, community development, health promotion and health education (PHC1541; 20 credits)
  • Environmental and occupational health issues (PHC1542; 20 credits)
  • Management of PHC and district health services (PHC 1642; 20 credits)
  • National, regional and International public health issues (PHC 1641; 20 credits)
  • Common communicable, non-communicable, sexually transmitted diseases, HIV and AIDS (PHC1543; 20 credits)
  • Nutrition (RPH 1641; 10 credits)
  • Practicum: Basic Counselling skills (PSY3511; 10 credits)

4.2. Master of Public Health 2 years

Admission and selection

An applicant must have a basic degree in any field of study to be considered for admission. Students without a health background should have successfully completed a Diploma in primary health care and district health services management to be considered for selection for the MPH programme. Applicants with at least one year experience in health services are preferred. Applicants are selected by a selection committee on the basis of the following criteria:

  • academic merit
  • prior work experience
  • future career plans
  • employer support
  • preference will be given, in cases where the above criteria are equal, to applicants, from underrepresented groups in the public health field. Race, gender, physical disabilities, and primary professional training will be considered under this criteria.

The MPH programme has the following three components:

  • Core modules
  • Elective modules
  • Research report

Core modules
These modules provide an overview of the essential disciplines of public health. They are compulsory for all MPH students.

  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Introduction to Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Social and behavioral context to health
  • Research methodology

Elective modules
These modules are grouped into areas of concentration or tracks. The track is selected by students in line with their prior training and experience and with their future career paths.
The following tracks are currently available:

  1. Health measurement
  2. Health policy and management
  3. Environmental and occupational health
  4. Health education and promotion
  5. Primary health care administration

4.3. Honors in community health sciences 1 year

4.4(.PHDPH) Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health

Community engagement:
  • The department engages in community-based research (e.g school health research projects &students household survey projects)
  • The department has strong partnerships with the provincial, the district offices ,the local traditional leaders as well as PEPFER and Health System Trust (HST)
  • Active participation in school CE committee.
  • Adopted two villages for Community Based Engagement and community research i.e Mbahe and Nweli villages.
  • Integrations of community engagement teaching and research

Departmental Project

Community of Practice project collaboration between VIVES University College and the Institute of Tropical Medicine from Belgium. The project is being held at Malavuwe, Nweli and Mbahe villages.

Departmental publications

Community Health.

  • Irene O. Chiringa, Dorah U. Ramathuba, Ntsieni S. Mashau. (2016). Factors contributing to the low uptake of medical male circumcision in Mutare Rural District, Zimbabwe. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine; Vol 8, No 2, 6 pages. doi: 10.4102/phcfm.v8i2.966.
  • Mashau NS, Netshandama VO & Mudau MJ. (2016). Self-reported impact of caregiving on voluntary home-based caregivers in Mutale Municipality, South Africa. Afr J Prm Health Care Fam Med.; 8(2), a976.http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/phcfm.
  • Mashau, N. S., Netshandama, V. O.  & Mudau, M. J. (2015). Voluntary Home-Based Caregivers‘Perceived Needs for Support: A Study in the Mutale Municipality in South Africa. Journal of Social Sciences, 44(1), 66-71.
  • Mubaiwa L, Mashau NS and Tshitangano TG (2015). Soci-economic factors influencing access to primary health care services in Berejana village, Guruwe South district, Zimbabwe. African Journal for Physical, health education, recreation and Dance (AJPHERD), Volume 21, supplement 1:2Ramathuba, D.U., Mashau, N.S. & Tugli, A. (2015). Home-based carers` perceptions of health promotion on sexual health communication in Vhembe District. Curationis 38(1), Art. #1181, 7 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/ curationis.v38i1.118.
  • Mubaiwa, L. Mashau, N.S. & Tshitangano T.G. (2015). Socio-economic factors influencing access to primary healthcare services in Berejena village, Guruve South District, Zimbabwe. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, December (Supplement).
  • Tshililo AR, Mangena-Netshikweta ML, Nemathaga LH, Tshitangano TG (2015). Challenges of family care-givers regarding home-care for elderly people with dementia. African Journal for Physical, health education, recreation and Dance (AJPHERD), Volume 21, supplement 1:2
  • Mashau N.S., Netshandama, V.O. & Mudau, M. (2014). Socio-economic challenges experienced by voluntary home-based caregivers in rural settings of Limpopo Province, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, December (Supplement 1:1), 224-234.
  • Ntsieni S. Mashau, Makondelela J., Mudau & Vhonani V. O. Netshandama., (2014). Socio-psychological challenges faced by voluntary home-based caregivers at Mutale municipality, South Africa. International Journal of Research In Social Sciences, 4(3), 148-156.
  • Mashau N.S., Mudau, M.J. & Netshandama, V.O. (2014). How community stakeholders regard the role of home-based caregivers in their municipality.  Transdisciplinary E-Journal, 1(1), 59-75
  • Lowane, M.P., Mamabolo, R.L. & Mashau, N.S. (2014). Knowledge of clinical nurse practitioners regarding notification of notifiable diseases at Greater Tzaneen Municipality in Mopani District, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, December (Supplement 1:2), 459-468

Health Promotion:

  • Ramathuba, D.U., Tugli, A.K & Mashau, N.S (2014). Cultural practices regarding sexual health communication in the context of HIV/AIDS, Limpopo Province. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, December (Supplement 1:1), 106-118.
  • Ramathuba, D.U., Mashau, N.S. & Tugli, A. (2015), ‘Home-based carers’ perceptions of health promotion on sexual health communication in Vhembe District’, Curationis 38(1), Art. #1181, 7 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/ curationis.v38i1.1181
  • T.G. Tshitangano, A.K. Tugli, D.U. Ramathuba, L.B. Khoza, H.A. Akinsola, A.R.Tshililo, M.S. Maputle, N.J. Ramakuela, C.F. Anyanwu, M.L. Netshikweta, N.S. Mashau & J. Mabunda (2014). Healthy eating knowledge and its consequences among rural secondary school learners in Vhembe District, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, December (Supplement 1:1), 31-39.
  • A.K. Tugli, T.G. Tshitangano, D.U. Ramathuba, H.A. Akinsola, A.M. Amosu, J. Mabunda, Mashau N.S, Anyanwu C.F, Khoza L.B & Oni H.T (2014). Socio-economic backgrounds of learners attending violence-prone rural secondary schools in Vhembe District, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, December (Supplement 1:1), 40-50.
  • Tosin OH, Tshitangano TG. Assessment of learners’ exposure to health education and promotion at school in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. Afr J Prm Health Care Fam Med. 2016;8(2), a932. http://dx.doi. org/10.4102/phcfm.v8i2.932
  • Rose A. Tshililo, Lizzy M. Netshikweta, Grace T. Tshitangano, Hilda L. Nemathaga. Factors influencing weight control practices amongst the adolescent girls in Vhembe District of Limpopo Province, South Africa. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine; Vol 8, No 2 (2016), 4 pages. doi: 10.4102/phcfm.v8i2.952
  • Tshitangano TG, Tosin OH. Substance use amongst secondary school students in a rural setting in South Africa: Prevalence and possible contributing factors. Afr J Prm Health Care Fam Med. 2016; 8(2), a934. http://dx. doi.org/10.4102/phcfm. v8i2.934
  • Akinsola H.A. & Ramakuela N.J. (2010) Perceived Prevalence, Determinants And Preventive Strategies for Violence-Related Behaviours among South African High School Children: A Survey Among Teachers in Rural Vhembe District. Indian Journal of Social Work. 71, Issue 3, pp 303-328
  • Ramaano N.S., Tugli A.K., Akinsola H.A. & Ramathuba D. (2014). Socio-economic characteristics and predisposing factors contribing to high blood pressure among hypertensive patients at Folovhodwe village, Limpopo province, South Africa
  • Murwira TS, Amosu AM, Nemathaga LH and Tshitangano TG (2015). Assessment of food handlers’ compliance to personal hygiene practices in fast food outlets in Thohoyandou, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, health education, recreation and Dance (AJPHERD), Volume 21, supplement 4:1.
  • Nemakhavhani T. & Akinsola H.A. (2016). Survey of bar-lounges and restaurants regarding compliance with the current smoke-free regulation in Thulamela Municipality, South Africa.  African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine ISSN: (Online) 2071-2936, (Print) 2071-2928.
  • Ogbudu O.M, Maputle M.S and Mabunda JT. (2016). Factors affecting the availability of essential medicines in Primary Health Care facilities in Vhembe District, South Africa at Public Health Association of South Africa, (PHASA) East London, South Africa from 19 – 22 September, 2016.
  • Khosa R.A., Mashau, N.S. & Mamabolo, R.L. (2015). Factors contributing to water scarcity and its health implications in Thulamela municipality of Vhembe District, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, December (Supplement).
  • Ajao B., Anyanwu F.C., Akinsola H.A & Tshitangano T.G. (2014). Knowledge, attitude and practices of substance use among university students. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance. Vol. 20 (1), March 2014, pp 214-224.

HIV/AIDS and TB

  • Maswanganyi, N.V., Lebese, R.T., Mashau, N.S. & Khoza, L.B. (2014). Patient-perceived factors contributing to low tuberculosis cure rate at Greater Giyani healthcare facilities. Health SA Gesondheid 19(1)
  • Ramakulukusha, T., Akinsola, H.A. & Mashau, N.S. (2014). Challenges faced by HIV positive parents regarding status disclosure to their children in Thulamela municipality, Vhembe District, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, December (Supplement 1:1), 187-195.
  • Armooh, S.E., Tugli, A. K., Anyanwu, F. C., Oni H. T., Mokonoto, M.

Ramakuela, N. J.  Mashau, N. S.  & Netshikweta, L. (2015). Availability of and Access to Health and HIV/ AIDS Prevention Services for Youths in Rural Secondary Schools in South Africa. Journal of Human  Ecology, 51(1,2): 16-24.

  • Maswanganyi, N.V., Lebese, R.T., Khoza, L.B. & Mashau N.S. (2014). Views of Professional Nurses regarding low tuberculosis cure rate in Greater Giyani Municipality, Limpopo province. Curationis 37(1)
  • Olaniyi FC, Tshitangano TG, Tugli AK, Amosu AM, Edokpayi JN (2015). Assessment of the level of HIV/AIDS knowledge among female street vendors in Thohoyandou, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD), Supplement 1:1; 1117-4315 (2015).
  • Mashau N.S. & Davhana-Maselesele M. (2009). Experiences of HIV/AIDS home-based caregivers in Vhembe District of the Limpopo Province. Curationis 32(4): 40-47.
  • Olaniyi, FC, Tshitangano TG, Tugli AK, Amosu AM and Edopayi JN (2015). Assessment of the level of HIV/AIDS knowledge among female street vendors in Thohoyandou, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, health education, recreation and Dance (AJPHERD), Volume 21, supplement 1:2
  • S.E. Armooh, A.K. Tugli, F.C. Anyanwu, H.T. Oni, M. Mokonoto, N.J. Ramakuela and     N.S. Mashau (2015). Availability of and Access to Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention Services for Youths in Rural Secondary Schools in South Africa.                                               Journal of Human Ecology, 51(1,2):16-24. (2015).
  • Olaniyi FC, Tshitangano TG, Tugli AK, Amosu AM, Edokpayi JN (2015). Assessment of the level of HIV/AIDS knowledge among female street vendors in Thohoyandou, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD), Supplement 1:1; 1117-4315 (2015).
  • Armooh, S.E., Tugli, A. & Anyanwu, F.C. (2015). The determinants of HIV infection among learners in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 21(1:2), 315-323
  • H.T. Oni, R.N. Mkhonta, A.M. Amosu and A.K. Tugli (2016). Knowledge and attitude of primary school teachers regarding HIV/AIDS in Hhohho Region of Swaziland. African Journal for Physical Activity and Health Sciences (AJPHES, 22(1:2), 208-216.
  • Pfungwa Mambanga, Robert N. Sirwali, Takalani Tshitangano. Factors contributing to men’s reluctance to seek HIV counselling and testing at Primary Health Care facilities in Vhembe District of South Africa. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine; Vol 8, No 2 (2016), 7 pages. doi: 10.4102/phcfm.v8i2.996
  • KG Morwe, EK Klu, & AK Tugli (2013). The plight of HIV and AIDS care givers in Thohoyandou in South Africa. Journal of Human Ecology, 44(3): 281-286 (2013).
  • Takalani G. Tshitangano. An exploratory study of the need for curriculum review of Master of Public Health Degree at a Rural-based University in South Africa. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine; Vol 8, No 2 (2016), 5 pages. doi: 10.4102/phcfm.v8i2.993
  • Ndadza M, Good DT and Tshitangano TG (2015). Benefits of Physical activity: The views of elderly. African Journal for Physical, health education, recreation and Dance (AJPHERD), Volume 21, supplement 1:2.

 TG Tshitangano, SM Maputle, ML Netshikweta (2015). Validation of the guidelines to enhance health care workers’ implementation of effective tuberculosis control measures in rural public hospitals of Vhembe district, South Africa. Journal of Human Ecology, 51(1, 2): 96-102.

 Ogbudu O.M, Maputle M.S and Mabunda JT.(2016.Nurses’ views regarding the effects of essential medicines unavailability on patients’ health outcomes in Vhembe District, Limpopo Province.

  • Ogbudu O.M, Maputle M.S and Mabunda JT.(2016). Predictors of generic medicines availability at lower level health facilities in Limpopo Province, South Africa at Conference Series Perspectives of the Pharmaceutical Industry Conference, Barcelona, Spain to be held from 7 – 9 November, 2016.
  • Abuh Momoh1, Henry A. Akinsola, Makhado Nengovhela, Segun A. Akinyemi and Olusola J. Ojo (2015). Geophagic Practice in Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa. J Hum Ecol, 51(3): 273-278.
  • Abuh Momoh , Theo Davies , Henry Akinsola , Segun A. Akinyemi , Siphwe Mhlongo , Wilson Gitari & K. Pindihama (2013): Human bioaccessibility of Fe, Mn, Zn and Cu from consumed earth materials in Vhembe District, South Africa, Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa, DOI:10.1080/0035919X.2012.755715

Women and Children’s Health.

  • Momoh A., Davies T.C., Akinsola H.A. and Iweriabor B., and Mashao M.B. (2011). Geophagy, anaemia  and geohelminth infection amongst non-pregnant women in Vhembe District, South Africa. Accepted for publication in the Journal of Scientific Research and Essay.
  • Ramakuela, NJ, Khoza LB, Akinsola, AH, Tshitangano, T & Tugli AK. (2014). Menopause and sexuality of older women in the rural villages Vhembe District, Limpopo Province. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance. September 2014 (Supplement 1:1), pp. 94-105
  • Tugli AK. (2012). Knowledge and beliefs about sexually transmitted infections among rural high school learners in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance. September 2012 (Supplement 2: 1), pp. 1-12
  • G. Morwe., E. K. Klu & A. K. Tugli (2014). Teenage Pregnancy in South Africa: A Challenge to Democracy. Journal of Social Sciences, 41(3): 481-485
  • Nditsheni J. Ramakuela., H A. Akinsola., Lunic B. Khoza., Rachel T. Lebese & A K. Tugli (2014). Perceptions of menopause and aging in rural villages of Limpopo Province, South Africa. Health Sa Gesondheid, Vol 19, No 1(2014), 8 pages. Doi: 10.4102/hsag.v19i1.771.
  • Ramathuba DU, Tugli AK & Mashau NS. (2014). Cultural practices on sexual health communication among rural women in Limpopo Province, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance. September 2014 (Supplement 1: 1), pp. 106-118
  • G. Mudau, A.K. Tugli and J. Mabunda (2016). Knowledge about cervical cancer screening among women attending a rural hospital in Limpopo province of South Africa. Journal of Human Ecology, 55(3): 135-140 (2016)
  • NJ Ramakuela, T Tshitangano and AK Tugli. Menopause, Culture And Sex Among Rural Women (2015). Journal of Human Ecology, 51(1,2): 220-225 (2015).
  • Anyanwu FC, Goon DT & Tugli AK. (2013). Perception on the severity of unwanted pregnancy among university students. Pakistan Journal of Medical Science 2013; 29(4): 923-928.
  • Anyanwu FC, Goon DT, Tugli AK, Olukoga A, Amusa LO, Netshikweta LM & Babajide A. (2013). Perception of susceptibility to the negative outcomes associated with unprotected sex among University of Venda students. Pakistan Journal of Medical Science 2013; Vol. 29(6):1306-1310
  • KG Netshisaulu, ML Netshikweta and TG Tshitangano (2015). Parental Attitudes towards sex education to teenage girls in Vhembe district of Limpopo Province. Journal of Human Ecology, 51(1, 2):181-186.
  • Tshitangano TG & Oni H (2015). Knowledge of adverse effects of abortion and the attitudes of rural Tshivenda speaking teenagers towards choice of termination of pregnancy in Vhembe district, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, health education, recreation and Dance (AJPHERD), Volume 21, supplement 1:3
  • ment 2: 1), pp. 1-12
  • Anyanwu FC, Goon DT &Tugli AK. (2013). Socio-demography and sexual experiences of University of Venda students: Implications for health. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance. Volume 19(2), June 2013, pp. 459-478.
  • Anyanwu FC, Goon DT & Tugli AK. (2013). Perception on the severity of unwanted pregnancy among university students. Pakistan Journal of Medical Science 2013; 29(4): 923-928.
  • Anyanwu FC, Goon DT, Tugli AK, Olukoga A, Amusa LO, Netshikweta LM & Babajide A. (2013). Perception of susceptibility to the negative outcomes associated with unprotected sex among University of Venda students. Pakistan Journal of Medical Science 2013; Vol. 29(6):1306-1310
  • KG Morwe, EK Klu, & AK Tugli (2013). The plight of HIV and AIDS care givers in Thohoyandou in South Africa. Journal of Human Ecology, 44(3): 281-286 (2013).
  • Anyanwu FC, Goon DT, Tugli AK, Olukoga A, Amusa LO, Netshikweta LM & Maphula A. (2013). Perceived barriers to protected sexual intercourse among University of Venda students. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance. Volume 19(4:1), December 2013, pp. 786-799.
  • AK Tugli., M Mokonoto & KG Morwe (2013). Sexual risk behaviours among rural learners at Mdutshane Senior Secondary School, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance. Volume  19(4:2),December 2013, pp. 1025-1035.

  • Tugli, A.K., Zungu, L.I., Ramakwela, N.J., Goon, D.T. & Anyanwu, F.C. (2013). Perceived challenges of serving students with disabilities in a historically disadvantaged tertiary institution, South Africa .  African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance,   December (Supplement 1:2), 346-355.
  • Tugli, A.K., Zungu, L.I., Ramakwela, N.J., Goon, D.T. & Anyanwu, F.C. (2013). Perceptions of students with disabilities concerning access and support in the learning environment of a rural-based university. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, December (Supplement 1:2), 356-364.
  • K. Tugli., L.I. Zungu., E.K. Klu & D. Ramathuba. (2014). Knowledge of disability rights and the social encounters of students with disabilities in a tertiary institution. Journal of Social Sciences, 38(2): 145-150
  • K. Tugli., E.K. Klu & K.G Morwe (2014). Critical elements of the Social Model of Disability: Implications for students with disabilities in a South African Institution of Higher education. Journal of Social Sciences, 39(3): 331-336
  • K. Klu., P. Kaburise & A.K. Tugli (2014). A Deliberation on Some of the Factors Which May influence English Communication Skills Students Performance in a South African University. International Journal of Educational Sciences, 7(1): 151-154 (2014)
  • G. Morwe., E. K. Klu & A. K. Tugli (2014). Teenage Pregnancy in South Africa: A Challenge to Democracy. Journal of Social Sciences, 41(3): 481-485
  • Nditsheni J. Ramakuela., H A. Akinsola., Lunic B. Khoza., Rachel T. Lebese & A K. Tugli (2014). Perceptions of menopause and aging in rural villages of Limpopo Province, South Africa. Health Sa Gesondheid, Vol 19, No 1(2014), 8 pages. Doi: 10.4102/hsag.v19i1.771.
  • Ramaano, N.S., Tugli, A.K., Akinsola, H.A. & Ramathuba, D.U. (2014) Socio-economic characteristics and pre-disposing factors contributing to high blood pressure among hypertensive patients at Folovhodwe village, Limpopo Province, South Africa.                                       African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance. Volume 20(4:1), December 2014, pp. 1342-1352.
  • AK Tugli; T Tshitangano; D Ramathuba; HA Akinsola; AM Amosu; J Mabunda; S Mashau; FC Anyanwu; LB Khosa and HT Oni. (2014). Socio-economic backgrounds of learners attending violence-prone rural secondary schools in the Vhembe district of South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance. September 2014 (Supplement 1: 1.), pp. 40-50.
  • AK Tugli.(2014).  Transition from pre-tertiary to tertiary educational institution: Perceived challenges by students with disabilities in the University of Venda, Limpopo Province. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance. September 2014 (Supplement 1: 1), pp.10-18
  • Ramathuba DU, Tugli AK & Mashau NS. (2014). Cultural practices on sexual health communication among rural women in Limpopo Province, South Africa.                 African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance. September 2014 (Supplement 1: 1), pp. 106-118
  • Tshitangano TG; Tugli AK; Ramathuba DU; Amosu A; Mabunda J; Anyawu CF & Mashau N.(2014).  Healthy eating knowledge and its consequences amongst rural secondary school learners in South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance. September 2014 (Supplement 1: 1), pp. 31-39
  • Ramakuela, NJ, Khoza LB, Akinsola, AH, Tshitangano, T & Tugli AK. (2014). Menopause and sexuality of older women in the rural villages Vhembe District, Limpopo Province. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance. September 2014 (Supplement 1:1), pp. 94-105

Disability.

  • Tugli AK, Ramakuela NJ. Impact of disability grants on the needs of students with disability in a higher educational institution (HEI). African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD), Supplement 1:1; 1117-4315 (2015).
  • K. Tugli, M. Mokonoto, N. J. Ramakuela and L. M. Netshikweta (2016). Inclusive Policy and Service Needs Survey among Students with Disabilities in an Institution of Higher Education. Int J Edu Sci, 14(1,2): 7-12
  • Tugli AK & LI Zungu. (2013). Investigating the psychosocial challenges and socio-economic backgrounds of learners with disabilities at the University of Venda, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance. Volume 19(2), June 2013, pp. 435-447.
  • Tugli, A.K., Zungu, L.I., Ramakwela, N.J., Goon, D.T. & Anyanwu, F.C. (2013). Perceived challenges of serving students with disabilities in a historically disadvantaged tertiary institution, South Africa .  African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance,   December (Supplement 1:2), 346-355.
  • Tugli, A.K., Zungu, L.I., Ramakwela, N.J., Goon, D.T. & Anyanwu, F.C. (2013). Perceptions of students with disabilities concerning access and support in the
  • AK Tugli (2015). Extra-curricular encounters and needs in the learning environment: The case of students with disabilities at University of Venda. International Journal of Educational Sciences, 10(1): 97-102(2015)
  • learning environment of a rural-based university. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, December (Supplement 1:2), 356-364.
  • K. Tugli., L.I. Zungu., E.K. Klu & D. Ramathuba. (2014). Knowledge of disability rights and the social encounters of students with disabilities in a tertiary institution. Journal of Social Sciences, 38(2): 145-150
  • K. Tugli., E.K. Klu & K.G Morwe (2014). Critical elements of the Social Model of Disability: Implications for students with disabilities in a South African Institution of Higher education. Journal of Social Sciences, 39(3): 331-336

 

Staff

Name: Dr Tshitangano T G
Designation: HOD of the Department of Public Health
Telephone: 015 962 8006
Email: takalani.Tshitangano@univen.ac.za

Name: Prof. Tugli Augustine Kwame
Designation: Professor
Telephone: 015 962 8828
Email: tugli.augustine@univen.ac.za

Name: Prof. H.A.Akinsola
Designation: Professor Emeritus
Telephone: 015 962 8161
Email: henry.akinsola@univen.ac.za

Name: Dr  Mashau N S
Designation: Senior lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 8892
Email: ntsieni.mashau@univen.ac.za

Name: Dr Mabunda T J
Designation: Senior lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 8601
Email: jabu.mabunda@univen.ac.za

Name: Tshivhase S E
Designation: Lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 8927
Email: shonisani.tshivhase@univen.ac.za

Name: Mudau A G
Designation: Lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 8601
Email: azwinndini.mudau@univen.ac.za

Name: Manganye BS
Designation: Lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 8424
Email: bumani.manganye@univen.ac.za

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