Mr. Ngoako Solomon Mabapa is a Lecturer in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics. He has worked for over 14 years in the higher education sector. He specializes in micronutrients and has published extensively in peer-reviewed and accredited journals. Among his recent publications are (1) Ramugondo, M., Mushaphi, L.F. and Mabapa, N.S., 2021. Salt Used for the National School Nutrition Program (NSNP) in Rural Schools of Limpopo Province, South Africa, has Adequate Levels of Iodine. Biochemistry Research International2021. (2) Kekana, M.J., Mbhenyane, X.G. and Mabapa, N.S., 2020. Impact of the child support grant on the diet and nutritional status of children under 5 years old in Mogalakwena Municipality, Limpopo Province, South Africa. South African Journal of Child Health14(1), pp.15-19. (3) Mabasa, E., Mabapa, N.S., Joosteb, P.L. and Mbhenyane, X.G., 2019. Iodine status of pregnant women and children age 6 to 12 years feeding from the same food basket in Mopani district, Limpopo province, South Africa. South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition32(3), pp.27-28. He has supervised Honours and Master’s students. He has collaborated on manuscripts with Prof MB Zimmermann of ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, and Prof PL Jooste of MRC entitled “Vitamin A supplementation in iodine-deficient African children decreases thyrotropin stimulation of the thyroid and reduces the goiter rate” and “Treatment of Iodine Deficiency in School-Age Children Increases Insulin-Like Growth Factor (IGF)-I and IGF Binding Protein-3 Concentrations and Improves Somatic Growth”.

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Full name: Ngoako Solomon Mabapa
Designation: Lecturer
Qualifications: BSc (Human Physiology) (UP), BSc Hons (Community Nutrition) (UNIVEN), MSc (Public Nutrition) (UNIVEN)
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Office No: 7-Nursing Science Building 1

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