Dr Mercy Pindani

Professional Qualifications
  1. PhD in Nursing (HIV and AIDS, Palliative care, Adolescent Health), UNISA, 2010.
  2. MSc Nursing (PHC, Adolescent Health) WITS, 2001.
  3. BSc Nursing, KCN, 1992.
  4. University Certificate in Midwifery, KCN, 1990.
  5. Dip Nursing, KCN,1989
Academic Positions
  • Associate Professor in Community Health Nursing, 2014 to date.
  • Senior Lecturer in Community Health Nursing, 2013.
  • Lecturer in Community Health Nursing, 2001.
  • Assistant Lecturer in Community Health Nursing, 1997 to 2000
Administrative Positions
  • KCN Principal, July 2017 to date.
  • KCN Acting Vice Principal, March 2016 to July 2017.
  • KCN Dean of Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, 2010 to March 2016.
  • KCN Dean of Students, 2007 to 2010
Areas of Interest/Expertise

HIV/AIDS, Palliative Care, Home Based Care, Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health, Gender Issues.

 
  • Master of Trainer in HIV and AIDS by the Ministry of Health.
  • Master of Trainer in Youth Friendly Health services by Ministry of Health.
 
  • Pindani, M., Makhubela-Nkondo,Maluwa,A., Muheriwa,S., (2014). Stigma and Discrimination against People Living with HIV and AIDS in Malawi, World Journal of AIDS. 4:123-132.
  • Pindani, M., Makhubela-Nkondo, Maluwa, Chilinda, l., Chitsulo, C., Chorwe, G. (2014). Common Health Care Needs of People Living with HIV and AIDS in Malawi. Journal of Health
  • Botha, A ., Maluwa, A., Pindani, M. Bultemeier, K., (2013). Birth preparedness and complication readiness among postnatal mothers in Malawi. Journal of Health 5 (9): 1486-1493
  • Chilinda, l., Hourahane, G., Pindani, M., Chitsulo., Maluwa, A.,(2014). Attitude of Health Care Providers towards Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Services in Developing Countries: A Systematic Review.Journal of Health
  • Bwazi, C., Maluwa, A #., Chimwaza, A Pindani, M.,(2014). Utilization of Postpartum Family Planning Services between Six and Twelve Months of Delivery at Ntchisi District Hospital, Malawi. Journal of Health
  • Chitsulo, C., Pindani, M., Maluwa, A., (2014). Factors affecting performance of Unit Nurse Managers at Kamuzu and Queen Elizabeth Central Hospitals in Malawi. Open Journal of Nursing

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