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January 2016 - present
- Professor (Associate)
- I facilitate learning theory in midwifery and general nursing science , supervise honors, masters and PhD students. collaborate with community and schools in community engagement, mainly dealing with teenage pregnancy
Katekani Joyce Shirindza, Thivhulawi Malwela, Maria Sonto Maputle University of Venda, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Advanced Nursing, Thohoyandou, South AfricaCorrespondence: Maria Sonto Maputle, University of Venda, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Advanced Nursing, Private Bag X 5050, Thohoyandou, South Africa, Tel +271 5 96...
Background/Aims Most African states are faced with challenges in the healthcare sector, such as the lack of skilled healthcare professionals, materials and supplies and inadequate infrastructure. These challenges lead to an increased rate of preterm births. The aim of this study was to explore and describe barriers to the prevention of preterm birt...
Thivhulawi Malwela, Maria Sonto Maputle Department of Advanced Nursing, University of Venda Thohoyandou, Limpopo, South AfricaCorrespondence: Thivhulawi Malwela, University of Venda, Private Bag X 5050, Limpopo, 0950, South Africa, Tel +27159628840, Email email@example.comBackground: Midwives play a pivotal role in providing primary p...
Background: Inadequate neonatal facilities in rural areas is one of the challenges affecting the management of preterm infants. In low income countries with limited resources, over 90% of preterm babies die within few days of life. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to describe the challenges encountered by midwives when providing care to pr...
Nursing and Midwifery education takes place under nursing school (theory) and clinical placement (practice). Effective learning need classrooms, equipped libraries facilities, whilst conducive clinical areas with enough medical supplies, equipment and other material facilitate application of theory to practice. The aim of the study was to determine...
Background: Professional midwives have an important role to play in midwifery training to produce a competent midwife. According to the social learning theory, professional midwives act as role models for students. When allocated for clinical learning experiences in the training hospitals, students will have the opportunity to observe the well-tra...