Full name: Tjale Cloupas Mahopo
Designation: Lecturer

Qualifications: BSc (Nutrition) (Univen), MSc (Public Nutrition) (Univen), PGDHE (UCT)
Email address: tjale.mahopo@univen.ac.za
Office No: office 174-School of Math Building


Mr. Tjale Cloupas Mahopo is a Lecturer in the Department of Nutrition. He has worked for ten years in the higher education sector. He specializes in maternal and child health and food security. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed and accredited journals. Among his recent publications are (1) Antiporta, D.A., Ambikapathi, R., Bose, A., Maciel, B., Mahopo, T.C., Patil, C., Turab, A., Olortegui, M.P., Islam, M., Bauck, A. and McCormick, B.J.J., 2021. Micronutrient intake and the probability of nutrient adequacy among children 9–24 months of age: results from the MAL-ED birth cohort study. Public health nutrition24(9), pp.2592-2602. (2) Drago, F., Scharf, R.J., Maphula, A., Nyathi, E., Mahopo, T.C., Svensen, E., Mduma, E., Bessong, P. and McQuade, E.T.R., 2020. Psychosocial and environmental determinants of child cognitive development in rural South Africa and Tanzania: findings from the mal-ed cohort. BMC public health20(1), pp.1-8. (3) Mushaphi, L.F., Mahopo, T.C., Nesamvuni, C.N., Baloyi, B., Mashau, E., Richardson, J., Dillingham, R., Guerrant, R., Ambikapathi, R. and Bessong, P., 2017. Recommendations for infant feeding policy and programs in Dzimauli region, South Africa: results from the MAL-ED birth cohort. Food and nutrition bulletin38(3), pp.428-440. He has supervised Honours and Master’s students. He has worked on an Etiology, Risk Factors and Interactions of Enteric Infections and Malnutrition and the Consequences for Child Health and Development.

Links to other profiles:

Google Scholar https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=4FGEx50AAAAJ

Research gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tjale-Mahopo-2

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tjale-mahopo-a786a754/

Orcid https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3188-852X

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