Mr. Francis Jaji


  • Current studies: PhD Social Work Student (RSA)
  • Master of Public Administration(UZ),
  • Master of Social Work(UZ),
  • Bachelor of Social Work (UZ),
  • Certificate in research coordination,
  • Certificate in Project Management and Creative Thinking,
  • Certificate in Systemic Counselling,
  • Certificate in Research Ethics

Position: Lecturer, Department of Social Work
Phone: +263 772 268 516

Research Interests

  • Child Welfare women and youths
  • Bioethics
  • Indigenous Knowledge Systems(IKS)


  1. Perceptions of women who participated in an HIV treatment trial in Chitungwiza: SAHARA, South Africa 2004.
  2. Strategies to improve Kaposi sarcoma outcomes in Zimbabwe: A community based clinical trial of a training intervention for improved primary care of AIDS-KS, MOPED 1102, 2021 Published
  3. Attitudes of traditional healers about HIV/AIDS ,Kaposi sarcoma treatment(2020)MOPED
  4. Traumatic experiences of children in emergencies: the case of Chimanimani and Sipepa, Zimbabwe(2020)


  1. Awarded a SARETI (EU, Bergen, and NIH) 3 day scholarship in 2005 in Durban, RSA: Ethical issues in Clinical Research in Developing Countries.
  2. PERC Scholarship on International Research Rraining Coordination(2017)
  3. Awarded a PhD scholarship, UKZN Dept of Nurding and Public Health