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akimtafadzwa@sun.ac.za

Akim Tafadzwa Lukwa, MSc

Research Assistant

Research Assistant

Akim Tafadzwa Lukwa is a Health Economist, who holds a Bachelor's of Commerce and honors in Economics from Midlands State University in Zimbabwe, and a Master's in Health Economics from the University of Cape Town. He is currently doing his Ph.D. in Public Health-Health with University of Cape Town. He has research outputs on; Economic burden of malaria, maternal, and child health socioeconomic inequalities, and Social determinants of health research.

Recent publications

Lukwa AT, Siya A, Odunitan-Wayas FA, Alaba O (2022) Decomposing maternal socioeconomic inequalities in Zimbabwe; leaving no woman behind MC Pregnancy & Childbirth doi.org/10.1186/s12884-022-04571-9


Lukwa AT, Odunitan-Wayas F, Lambert EV, Alaba OA, and on behalf of the “Savings for Health” IDRC Collaborators (2022) Can Informal Savings Groups Promote Food Security and Social, Economic and Health Transformations, Especially among Women in Urban Sub-Saharan Africa: A Narrative Systematic Review Sustainability doi.org/10.3390/su14063153


DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis