Dr Florence Mgawadere

Research Associate

Florence is a nurse and midwife with over 12 years of international experience. Her interests and experience focus maternal, child health and newborn health, with a particular emphasis on maternal health.

Teaching: 

Florence has over seven years’ experience in teaching undergraduate and post-graduate students. She has trained nurses, midwives, and other healthcare workers in a range of technical areas, with an emphasis on reproductive health and public health. Florence lectures on the following courses: Masters in Sexual and Reproductive Health (MISRH), Diploma in Reproductive Health (DRH) and Diploma in Tropical Nursing (DTN).

Research: 

Florence has carried out operations research and academic research on maternal health, including research at the community level and programme evaluations in both middle and lower income countries.

Current projects: 

Improving quality of maternal and newborn health through capacity building, and quality improving in Ghana and Kenya
Making it Happen-Improving the quality of care for mothers and babies, UNICEF funded in Malawi