PhD students linked to the WAKA HPV africa network

Overview of PhD students which are involved in the WAKA HPV africa network.

PhD Students

Anayawa NYAMBE

Research title: In search of the optimal Cervical Cancer Prevention Measures for Zambia, using the Social Ecological Model and Theory of Triadic Influence. summary

University: Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium

Promotor(s):

  • Prof. G. Van Hal (University of Antwerp)
  • Dr. J. K. Kampen (University of Antwerp/ Wageningen University)
  • Prof. S. Baboo (University of Zambia)

Research period: 2014 - 2017

Contact: contactanayawa@yahoo.co.uk

Ms. Nyambe received the 3rd best poster award in the category ‘Public Health' at the HPV2017 conference in Cape Town, as a reward for her accomplishments. Download the pdf of the poster here (pdf - 8,76MB)

Eshetu Lemma HAILE

Research title: Molecular Epidemiology and Genetic Variability of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in Adama, Oromiya, Ethiopia: Evaluation of Cervical Cancer Screening Programme and Specimen Collection Techniques. summary

University: AAU (Addis Ababa University), Ethiopia

Promotor(s):

  • Prof. JP Bogers (University of Antwerp)
  • G. Belay (Addis Ababa University)
  • Prof. J. Maphahlele (Sefako Makgatho University, South Africa)
  • Prof. Jean-Pierre Van geertruyden (University of Antwerp)

Research period: 2014 - 2017

Contact: eshetulema@gmail.com

Neil WOOD

Research title: HPV types in oropharyngeal mucosa of patients at Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital

University: Sefako Makgatho (SMU), South Africa

Promotor(s):

  • Erich RAUBENHEIMER (Sefako Makgatho University, South Africa)
  • Prof. John-Paul BOGERS (University of Antwerp)
  • Olivier VAN DER VEKEN (UZA, Belgium)

Research period: starting in 2016

Contact: neil.wood@smu.ac.za

Alex MUTOMBO BALEKA

Research title: Efficiency of AV2® antiviral drug in the treatment of Human Papillomavirus-associated precancerous lesions of the uterine cervix: a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. summary

Promotors:

  • Yves Jacquemyn, University of Antwerp, Belgium
  • Jean-Pierre Van geertruyden, University of Antwerp, Belgium
  • Rahma Tozin, University of Kinshasa, DR Congo

Research Period: 2015-2017

Contact: alexmutombo@gmail.com

More information can be found on this website.

Zacharie NDIZEYE

Research title: Performance of OncoE6 rapid HPV test for detection of cervical lesions in Burundian women attending an HIV clinic in Bujumbura. summary

University: Université de Burundi, Burundi

Promotor(s):

  • Jean-Pierre VAN GEERTRUYDEN
  • Davy VANDEN BROECK

Research period: 2015 - 2018

Contact: ndizeyzacharie2007@yahoo.fr

Hillary MABEYA

Research title: HPV vaccination: where are we and what is possible

University: MOI University, Kenya

Promotor: Davy VANDEN BROECK

Contact: hmabeya@yahoo.com

Antonella DE MEYER

Research title: TBD

Research Institute: ILEX

Promotor: John-Paul BOGERS

Contact: antonella@ilex.co.za

 

Suzette M. JORDAAN

Research title: Cervical cancer screening in South Africa

University: Sefako Makgatho (SMU), South Africa

Promotor:

  • John-Paul BOGERS (University of Antwerp)
  • Jean-Pierre VAN GEERTRUYDEN (University of Antwerp)

Research period:  starting in 2016

Contact: suzette.jordaan@nhls.ac.za

Joseph NGONZI

Research title: Cervical cancer treatment in Uganda

University: Mbarara University (MUST), Uganda

Promotor(s):

  • Yves Jacquemain (UZA, Belgium)
  • Jean-Pierre Van geertruyden (University of Antwerp)

Research period: 2015 - 2018

Contact: jngonzi@yahoo.com

Hilde D. MINIGGIO

Research title: HPV transformation of tonsilar keratinocytes: structural aspects.

University: Sefako Makgatho (SMU), South Africa

Promotor: John-Paul BOGERS

Contact: hilde.hendrik@smu.ac.za

Lisbeth LEBELO

Research title: Molecular characterisation of Human Papillomavirus types in South Africa.

University: Sefako Makgatho (SMU), South Africa

Promotors: Jeffrey MPHAHLELE and John-Paul BOGERS

Contact: lisbeth.lebelo@gmail.com

obtained PhD certificate successfully in 2014