DR.CHIPILI Given (Acting Dean)
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ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
The School of Applied Sciences and Technology was established in 2014, initially as the school of Home Science to offer degree in Food and Nutrition (Major)/ Home Management (Minor) and Clothing and Textile Science (Major)/Home Management (Minor). It was changed to the school of Applied Sciences and technology in 2019. The school offers programmes in bachelor of science – Nutritional science and Master of Science – Nutritional Science. the following programmes will be offered in 2023. Bachelor of science – Hospitality and Tourism management and Bachelor of Science – Clothing Design.
FULL TIME ACADEMIC STAFF
Position: Acting dean School of Applied Science and Technology
- PhD nutritional Sciences (Clinical Nutrition) Stellenbosch University Cape Town, South Africa
- MSc Human Nutrition, Sokoine University, Morogoro, Tanzania
- BEd Consumer Science (Nutrition major) Solusi Uiniversity, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Theme #1 Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN)
Theme #2 Nutrition Transition, obesity, and non-communicable diseases (NCDs)
Theme #3 Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture
Peer Reviewed Publications:
- Chipili, G.; Van Graan, A.; Lombard, C.J.; Van Niekerk, E. The Efficacy of Fish as an Early Complementary Food on the Linear Growth of Infants Aged 6–7 Months: A Randomised Controlled Trial. Nutrients 2022, 14, 2191. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu14112191
- Chipili G1*,Chinyemba U2 and Ajayi K (2021) The Effect of Positive Deviance Hearth Approach on Wasting Among Children Aged 6-24 Months in Chinkozya Community, Kazungula District, Southern, Province Zambia. Indian J Nutri. 2021;8(3): 235
- Kayode Ajayi1*, Israel O. Dada1, Given Chipili2, Christopher O. Akintayo3, Richard D Agbana4 and Risikat I. Fadare5 (2021)Blood Pressure Association with Sodium Intake from Snacks in UndergraduatesAnnals of R.S.C.B., ISSN:1583-6258, Vol. 25, Issue 4, 2021, Pages. 4518 – 4526
- Ajayi, K1., Akintayo C.O2. Chipili G3., Adedokun K.I4 (2020) Effects of Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) on Nutritional and Biochemical Parameters in Wistar Rats. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Review and Research 63(2):7-11
- Chipili G; Msuya J (2016) Implementation of Nutrition-sensitive Agriculture in the Central Province of Zambia. J Nutr Health Sci 3(2): 207. doi: 10.15744/2393-9060.3.207
- Chipili G, Msuya J, Pacific R, Majili SZ (2018) Women Empowerment and the Nutrition Status of Children Aged Between 6-59 Months. J Nutr Health Sci 5(2): 208. doi: 10.15744/2393-9060.5.208
- Chipili G, Msuya J, Pacific R, Majili SZ (2019) Factors That Influence Stunting in Children Aged 6-59 Months in Kapiri Mposhi District, Zambia. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society , Volume 79 , Issue OCE2: 13th European Nutrition Conference, FENS 2019, 15–18 October 2019, Malnutrition in an Obese World: European Perspectives , 2020 ,E193 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S002966512000141X
- Chipili G, Msuya J, Pacific R, Majili SZ (2020) Association Between Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture and the Nutrition Status of Children Aged 6–59 Months in Rural Zambia, Current Developments in Nutrition.
Major international conference oral presentations
- Chipili G1 and Msuya J2 Implementation of Nutrition-sensitive Agriculture in the Central Province of Zambia. Presented on 26th May 2015 at Federation of African Nutrition Societies Conference (FANUS), Arusha Tanzania
- Chipili G1 and Msuya J2 Women Empowerment and the Nutritional Status of Children aged 6-59 months. Presented on 16th October 2017 at the IUNS 21st International Congress of Nutrition, (ICN) Buenos Aires, Argentina.
- Given Chipili1; John Msuya2; Renata Pacific2 Factors that Influence Stunting in Children Aged 6 – 59 Months in Kapiri-Mposhi District, Zambia. Presented on 8th March 2019 at the 6th International Conference on Nutrition and Growth Valentia, Spain
- Given Chipili1; John Msuya2; Renata Pacific2 Factors that Influence Stunting in Children Aged 6 – 59 Months in Kapiri-Mposhi District, Zambia. Presented on 16th October 2019 at the13th European Nutrition Conference, Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS) 2019 Dublin, Ireland
Peer reviewer: Academic journals
- Global Food Security Elsevier journal https://www.journals.elsevier.com/global-food-security
2. The North African Journal of Food and Nutrition Research, https://www.najfnr.
- MSc in Home Economics and Nutrition, Pamozi University, Lusaka, Zambia
- BEd Primary in Home Economics UNZA
- Diploma in Secondary Teaching (Home Economics) UNZA
- Primary Teachers Certificate (Mufulira Teachers College)
Research Interest: Theme #1 Community nutrition
Theme #2 Malnutrition in under-five children
- Impact of Integrating Videos and Animations on Conceptual Understanding of Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology. A Case of Applied Science and Technology First-year Students at Mukuba University. American Journal of Educational Research. 2020, 8(7), 485-490. DOI: 10.12691
- MME (Management in Education), Maastricht University, CINOP, Netherlands.
- MSc in Home Economics and Nutrition, Pamozi University, Lusaka, Zambia
- BEd Primary in Home Economics UNZA
- Diploma in Secondary Teaching (Home Economics) UNZA
Theme #1 Maternal and Child Nutrition
Theme #2 Education Curriculum and Methods
Qualifications: MSc Food Technology –Moscow State University of Food Production, RUSSIA
BSc Food Technology-Moscow State University of Food Production, RUSSIA.
Research interest: Theme #1, Food fortification
Theme #2 Nutraceuticals/Functional foods
Theme # 3 Food safety and quality assurance
Theme # 4 Post harvest technologies
Position: Acting HOD, Nutritional Sciences
- MSc. Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, Kenyatta University, Kenya.
- B.Ed. Family and Consumer Sciences, Rusangu University, Zambia.
- Cert. Primary Teacher’s Education, Kasama College of Education
Research Interest: Theme #1 Infant and Young Child Feeding.
Theme #2 Maternal Nutrition.
PART TIME ACADEMIC STAFF
Position: Senior Lecturer
- Postdoctoral (Public Health Nutrition), Stellenbosch University
- PhD ( Pubic health Nutrition) University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
- Master of Public Health (Nutrition Epidemiology), , Catholic University of Central Africa, Cameroon
- B.Sc. (Nutrition Microbiology), University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon
Research interest: Theme #1, Public Health Nutrition
- Lokossou YU, Tambe AB, Azandjèmè C, Mbhenyane X. Socio-cultural beliefs influence feeding practices of mothers and their children in Grand Popo, Benin. Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition. 2021 Dec;40(1):1-2.
- Tambe AB, Tchuenchieu AK, Edoun FE, Mouafo HT, Hema K & Medou GN. The state of food security and dietary diversity during the covid-19 pandemic in Cameroon. Journal of Medicine and Health Research. 2021 April 1; 6(1): 1-11.
- Amoussou Lokossou YU, Azandjèmè C, Tambe AB, Mbhenyane X. The presence of the double burden of malnutrition in children and their mothers in Grand-Popo, Benin. Nutrition and Health. 2020 Oct 12:0260106020962787.
- Mbhenyane XG, Tambe AB, Phooko DA, Nesamvuni CN,. Socioeconomic determinants influencing nutritional status of children in Sekhukhune districs of Limpopo province. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development. 2020 May; 20(3):15821-15836 DOI: 10.18697/ajfand.91.18630
- Rapetsoa ME, Tambe AB, Khoza LB Mbhenyane XG. An evaluation of Growth monitoring procedures by health workers at primary health care clinics in Mopani district, Limpopo province, South Africa. Journal of food and nutrition research 2020; 8(2):87-94.
- Tambe AB, Mbanga BM, Nzefa DL, Nama MG. Pesticide usage and occupational hazards among farmers working in small-scale tomato farms in Cameroon. Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association. 2019 Dec 1; 94(1):20.
- Gerard N, Judith TT, Gustave S, Tambe AB, Roger AC, Bonglavnyuy TC Evaluation of Lifestyle and Some Biochemical Parameters Involved in Bone Health in Pre and Postmenopausal Cameroonian Women. International Journal of Biochemistry Research & Review. 2019 May 28(4): 1-11.
- Phooko-Rabodiba DA, Tambe AB, Nesamvuni CN, Mbhenyane XG. Socioeconomic Determinants Influencing Nutritional Status of Children in Sekhukhune District of Limpopo Province in South Africa. J Nutri Health. 2019;5(1): 7.
- Feigin VL, Nichols E, Alam T, Bannick MS, Beghi E, Blake N, Culpepper WJ, Dorsey ER, Elbaz A, Ellenbogen RG, Fisher JL, Tambe AB et al. Global, regional, and national burden of neurological disorders, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet Neurology. 2019 Mar 14.
- James SL, Theadom A, Ellenbogen RG, Bannick MS, Montjoy-Venning W, Lucchesi LR, Abbasi N, Abdulkader R, Abraha HN, Adsuar JC, Afarideh M, Tambe AB et al. Global, regional, and national burden of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet Neurology. 2019 Jan 1;18(1):56-87.
- Gerard N, Judith TT, Gustave S, Tambe AB, Roger AC, Bonglavnyuy TC. Lipid Profile and Prevalence of Dyslipidemia in Pre-and Postmenopausal Women in Yaounde, Cameroon. International Journal of Biochemistry Research & Review. 2019 May 10:1-1.
- Dapi LN, Tambe AB, Axberg F, Lundström L, Hörnell A. After giving birth to a baby, breastfeeding becomes your responsibility: infant feeding perceptions and practices among women in Yaoundé, Bamenda and Bandja, Cameroon, Africa. International Research Journal of Public and Environmental Health. 2018; 5(3):38-45.
- Tambe AB, Carine NE, Ashu NJ. Prevalence of diarrhoea and associated risk factors among children under-five years of age in Efoulan health district-Cameroon, sub-Saharan Africa. MOJ Public Health. 2018; 7(6):259-64.
- Ntsama IS, Tambe AB, Takadong JJ, Nama GM, Kansci G. Characteristics of fish farming practices and agrochemicals usage therein in four regions of Cameroon. The Egyptian Journal of Aquatic Research. 2018 Jun 1;44(2):145-53.
- Dapi LN, Tambe AB, Monebenimp F. Myths surrounding albinism and struggles of persons with albinism to achieve human rights in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Journal of Human Rights and Social Work. 2018 Mar 1;3(1):11-6.
- Murray CJ, Callender CS, Kulikoff XR, Srinivasan V, Abate D, Abate KH, Abay SM, Abbasi N, Abbastabar H, Abdela J, Abdelalim A, Tambe AB et al. Population and fertility by age and sex for 195 countries and territories, 1950–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. The Lancet. 2018 Nov 10;392(10159):1995-2051.
- Troeger C, Blacker B, Khalil IA, Rao PC, Cao J, Zimsen SR, Albertson SB, Deshpande A, Farag T, Abebe Z, Adetifa IM, Tambe AB et al. Estimates of the global, regional, and national morbidity, mortality, and aetiologies of lower respiratory infections in 195 countries, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2018 Nov 1;18(11):1191-210.
- Tambe BA, Mimboe CB, Ashu NJ, et al. The determinants of exclusive breastfeeding in Cameroon, Sub-Saharan Africa. Trends in General practice 2018; 1(3):1-6.
- Dicker D, Nguyen G, Abate D, Abate KH, Abay SM, Abbafati C, Abbasi N, Abbastabar H, Abd-Allah F, Abdela J, Abdelalim A, Tambe AB et al. Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality and life expectancy, 1950–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. The lancet. 2018 Nov 10;392(10159):1684-735.
- Fullman N, Yearwood J, Abay SM, Abbafati C, Abd-Allah F, Abdela J, Abdelalim A, Abebe Z, Abebo TA, Aboyans V, Abraha HN, Tambe AB et al. Measuring performance on the Healthcare Access and Quality Index for 195 countries and territories and selected subnational locations: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet. 2018 Jun 2; 391(10136):2236-71.
- Stanaway JD, Afshin A, Gakidou E, Lim SS, Abate D, Abate KH, Abbafati C, Abbasi N, Abbastabar H, Abd-Allah F, Abdela J, Tambe AB et al. Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. The Lancet. 2018 Nov 10; 392(10159):1923-94.
- Griswold MG, Fullman N, Hawley C, Arian N, Zimsen SR, Tymeson HD, Venkateswaran V, Tapp AD, Forouzanfar MH, Salama JS, Abate KH, Tambe AB et al. Alcohol use and burden for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet. 2018 Sep 22;392(10152):1015-35.
- Tambe AB, Nzefa L, Nicoline N. Childhood diarrhea determinants in sub-Saharan Africa: a cross sectional study of Tiko-Cameroon. Challenges. 2015 Dec;6(2):229-43.
- Tambe AB, Mbanga BM, Nzefa DL, Nama MG, Mbhenyane XG. Pesticide usage and occupational hazards among farmers working in small-scale tomato farms in Cameroon. The Federation of African Nutrition Societies, 26th to 29th August 2019. Kigali, Rwanda.
- Mbhenyane XG, Makuse SHN, Mushaphi LF, Tambe AB. Dietary Diversity, Prevalence of Hunger and Coping Strategies of Households from Rural Communities in Limpopo Province. The Federation of African Nutrition Societies, 26th to 29th August 2019. Kigali, Rwanda.
- Tambe AB, Gabe SG, Mbhenyane XG, Zungu LI. Occupational health and safety legislature compliance among small-scale and informal woodshops in Fako-Division, Cameroon. The Public Health Association of South Africa, 16th -18th September 2019. Cape Town, South Africa.
- Ligege N, Tambe AB and Mbhenyane XG. Eating and lifestyle habits of overweight and obese teenagers in Thulamela Municipality, South Africa. The 13th European Nutrition Conference, FENS 2019, was held at the Dublin Convention Centre, 15–18 October 2019.
- Mbhenyane XG, Azandjèmè C, and Tambe AB. Socio-cultural practices, eating patterns and presence of double burden of malnutrition in mothers and their children in Grand-popo, Benin. The 13th European Nutrition Conference, FENS 2019, was held at the Dublin Convention Centre, 15–18 October 2019.
- Mbhenyane XG, Makuse SHN, Mushaphi LF, Tambe AB. Food Systems, Dietary Diversity, Prevalence of Hunger and Coping Strategies of Households from Rural Communities in Limpopo Province, South Africa. EFFOST Conferences, 12th – 14th November 2019, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
- Tambe AB, Makuse SHN, Mushaphi LF, Mbhenyane XG. Health Risk, Dietary Diversity, Dietary Patterns and Prevalence of Hunger of Households from Rural Communities in Limpopo Province, South Africa. EFFOST Conferences, 12th – 14th November 2019, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
- BMC Public Health
Reviewer Articles for:
- BMC Public Health
- BMC pediatrics
- Journal of Human Rights and Social Work
- Plos one Journal
Position: Senior lecturer
- PhD in Nutrition, North-West University, South Africa
- M.Phil in Human Physiology, University of Zimbabwe
- BSc in Nutrition, University of Zimbabwe
Research interest: Theme #1: School age children and adolescent nutrition
Theme #2: Food systems transformation, Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture
Theme #3: Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN)
Theme #4: Nutrition Transition, obesity and non-communicable diseases (NCDs)
- Rikhotso, I.P., Faber, M., Rothman, M., Matsungo, T.M., Lombard, C. and Smuts, C.M., 2021. Nutritional status and psychomotor development in 12–18-month-old children in a post-intervention study. South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition, pp.1-9.
- Chopera P, Mbambo SG, and Matsungo TM (2021) The determinants of relapse and readmission in adult diabetic patients from Harare and Parirenyatwa referral hospitals in Zimbabwe. African Health Sciences Journal. Vol 21(3), 1291-1300. https://www.ajol.info/index.php/ahs/article/view/215199
- Chitsiku AT, Matsungo TM, Vhumisai L and Mutonhodza B (2021). Post Cyclone Idai Evaluation of the Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition (IMAM) Programme for Children under Five in Chimanimani, Zimbabwe. Journal of Ecology and Natural Resources. Vol 5(2). https://doi.org/10.23880/jenr-16000242
- Matsungo TM and Chopera P (2020) Nutrition in contemporary Zimbabwe: a situational analysis. North African Journal of Food and Nutrition Research (NAJFNR). 04(09):S25-S35. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4273105
- Matsungo TM and Chopera P. (2020) The effects of the COVID-19 induced lockdown on nutrition, health and lifestyle patterns among adults in Zimbabwe. Accepted 2 Sept 2020 to BMJ Nutr. Prev. Health. ID bmjnph-2020-000124
- Chagwena, D.T., Mugariri, F., Sithole, B., Mataga, S.F., Danda, R., Matsungo, T.M. and Maponga, C.C., 2020. Acceptability of donor breastmilk banking among health workers: a cross-sectional survey in Zimbabwean urban settings. International Breastfeeding Journal, 15, pp.1-11.
- Mutonhodza B, Murima G and Matsungo TM (2020). Effectiveness of mHealth in improving active case finding in a community-based management of acute malnutrition program in Binga, Zimbabwe. East African Scholars J Med Sci.-3, Iss.-5
- Muderedzwa TM and Matsungo TM. (2020). Nutritional status, physical activity and associated nutrition knowledge of primary school learners. Nutrition and Health Journal. https://doi.org/10.1177/0260106020910625
- Mutonhodza B, Maimbidza P and Matsungo TM (2020). The Association between Stunting and Maternal Knowledge and Practices in Infant and Young Child Feeding in Mutasa, Zimbabwe. EAS J Nutr Food Sci. (2) 3
- Katete P, Moyo G, Mushonga NG and Matsungo TM (2019). Factors associated with feeding practices for children aged 6-23 months in Uzumba-Maramba-Pfungwe district, Zimbabwe. Journal of Applied Sciences in Southern Africa (JASSA). Special Issue: Accepted
- Matsungo TM, Chopera P, Tsikayi P, Benhura C and Mushonga NGT (2019). Nutritional status and lifestyle characteristics of adults aged 15-49 years living in Harare, Zimbabwe. Central Africa Journal of Medicine (CAJM). 65(1/3):10-14.
- Makamure E and Matsungo TM (2019). The relationship between lactose intolerance and health outcomes in adults aged 20-40 years from Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe. Journal of Applied Sciences in Southern Africa (JASSA). Special Issue: Accepted
- Siziba LP, Baumgartner J, Rothman M, Matsungo TM, Faber M and Smuts CM (2019). Efficacy of novel small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplements in improving long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid status of South African infants: A randomised controlled trial. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (EJCN). Accepted : 15 July 2019. [Paper #2019EJCN0332]
- Matsungo TM, Musamadya G, Tagwireyi J, Takawira D, Kabisa M, Mofya Mukuka R, and Chapoto A. (2018). A review of the landscape and approach for biofortification initiatives in Zimbabwe. Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM). 64(7/9), pp.77-81.
- Smuts, C.M., Matsungo, T.M., Malan, L., Kruger, H.S., Rothman, M., Kvalsvig, J.D., Covic, N., Joosten, K., Osendarp, S.J., Bruins, M.J. and Frenken, L.G., 2018. Effect of small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplements on growth, psychomotor development, iron status, and morbidity among 6-to 12-mo-old infants in South Africa: a randomized controlled trial. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN). https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqy282
- Siziba, L.P., Baumgartner, J., Ricci, C., Jacobs, A., Rothman, M., Matsungo, T.M., Covic, N., Faber, M. and Smuts, C.M., 2018. Associations of plasma total phospholipid fatty acid patterns with feeding practices, growth, and psychomotor development in 6‐month‐old South African infants. Maternal & Child Nutrition, p.e12763. https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12763
- Manyanga T, Munambah NE, Mahachi CB, Makaza D, Mlalazi TF, Masocha V, Makoni P, Sithole F, Khumalo B, Rutsate SH, and Matsungo TM. (2018) Results from Zimbabwe’s 2018 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 15(Suppl 2), S433-S435. https://doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2018-0520
- Swanepoel E, Havemann-Nel L, Rothman M, Laubscher R, Matsungo TM, Smuts CM and Faber M (2018). Contribution of commercial infant products and fortified staple foods to nutrient intake at age 6, 12 and 18 months in a cohort of children from a low socio-economic community in South Africa. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 2018:e12674. https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12674
- Rothman M, Faber M, Covic N, Matsungo TM, Cockeran M, Kvalsvig JD and Smuts CM (2018) Infant Development at the Age of 6 Months in Relation to Feeding Practices, Iron Status, and Growth in a Peri-Urban Community of South Africa, Nutrients, 10(1), 73; doi: 10.3390/nu10010073 (registering DOI)
- Matsungo, T.M., Kruger, H.S., Faber, M., Rothman, M. and Smuts, C.M., 2017. The prevalence and factors associated with stunting among infants aged 6 months in a peri-urban South African community. Public Health Nutrition, p.1. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980017002087
- Matsungo, T. M., Kruger, H. S., Smuts, C. M., & Faber, M. (2017). Lipid-based nutrient supplements and linear growth in children under 2 years: a review. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, pp.1-9. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0029665117000283
- Osei J, Baumgartner J, Faber M, Matsungo TM, Rothman M & Smuts CM (2016). Iodine status and associations with feeding practices and psychomotor milestone development in six‐month‐old South African infants. Maternal & Child Nutrition. DOI: 10.1111/mcn.12408
- Maponga CB, Mudambo Kaka SMT, Matsungo TM, and Tafirenyika A (2007) The relationship between body mass index and lung function. Journal of Applied Sciences in Southern Africa (JASSA) vol 13 i & ii, pg. 19-26
- Matsungo TM, Mudambo Kaka SMT, Malaba LC, Maponga CB and Tafirenyika A (2006) The relationship between obesity, blood glucose and blood pressure. Journal of Applied Sciences in Southern Africa (JASSA) vol 12 1 & 2, pg. 1-11
Position: Senior Lecturer
- PhD-International Health (Infant & young child nutrition), University of Tampere, Finland
- MSc- Human Nutrition (Public Health Nutrition) University of Glasgow, Scotland
- BSc-Agriculture (Human Nutrition and food science) University of Malawi, Malawi
Public health nutrition focusing on maternal and child nutrition
- Hemsworth, J., Arimond, M., Kumwenda, C., Rehman, A.M., Maleta, K., Ashorn, U., Keogh, R. and Ferguson, E.L., 2018. Comparison of an interactive 24-h recall and weighed food record for measuring energy and nutrient intakes from complementary foods among 9–10-month-old Malawian infants consuming lipid-based nutrient supplements. British Journal of Nutrition, 120(11), pp.1262-1271.
- Kumwenda C, Dewey KG, Hemsworth J et al. (2014). Lipid-based nutrient supplements do not decrease breast milk intake of Malawian infants. Am J Clin Nutr, 2014; 99:617-23.
- Kumwenda C, Hemsworth J, Phuka J et al. (2015) Factors associated with breast milk intake among 9-10-month-old Malawian infants. Matern Child Nutr.Published online 11 August 2015. doi:10.1111/mcn.12199
- Kumwenda C, Hemsworth J, Phuka J, et al. Association between breast milk intake at 9–10 months of age and growth and development among Malawian young children. Matern Child Nutr. 2018;e12582. https://doi.org/ 10.1111/mcn.12582
- Maleta KM, Phuka J, Alho L, Cheung YB, Dewey KG, Ashorn U, Phiri N, Phiri TE Vosti SA, Zeilani M, Kumwenda C, Bendabenda J, Pulakka A, Ashorn P. Provision of 10–40 g/d Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements from 6 to 18 Months of Age Does Not Prevent Linear Growth Faltering in Malawi. J. Nutr. 10 June 2015 doi:10.3945/jn.114.208181 [epub ahead of print].
- Christine P. Stewart Brietta M. Oaks Kevin D. Laugero Ulla Ashorn Ulla Harjunmaa Chiza Kumwenda et al. Maternal cortisol and stress are associated with birth outcomes, but are not affected by lipid-based nutrient supplements during pregnancy: an analysis of data from a randomized controlled trial in rural Malawi. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. Published online 2015 Dec 22. doi: 10.1186/s12884-015-0793-8
- Hemsworth J, Kumwenda C, Arimond M et al. (2016) Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements Increase Energy and Macronutrient Intakes from Complementary Food among Malawian Infants. J Nutr. Published online 6 January 6, 2016. doi: 10.3945/jn.115.215327
- Arimond M, Abbeddou S, Kumwenda C et al (2016) Impact of small quantity lipid-based nutrient supplements on infant and young child feeding practices at 18 months of age: Results from four randomized controlled trials in Africa. Matern Child Nutr DOI 10.1111/mcn.12377
- A. Pulakka, Y. B. Cheung, K. Maleta, K. G. Dewey, C. Kumwenda, J. Bendabenda, U. Ashorn and P. Ashorn. Effect of 12-month intervention with lipid-based nutrient supplement on the physical activity of Malawian toddlers: a randomised, controlled trial. British Journal of Nutrition (2017), 117, 511–518
- Jorgensen JM, Arnold C, Ashorn P, Ashorn U, Chaima D, Cheung YB, Davis JC, Fan YM, Goonatilleke E, Kortekangas E, Kumwenda C, Lebrilla CB, Maleta K, Totten SM, Wu LD, Dewey KG. Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements During Pregnancy and Lactation Did Not Affect Human Milk Oligosaccharides and Bioactive Proteins in a Randomized Trial. J Nutr. 2017 Aug 9. pii: jn252981. doi: 10.3945/jn.117.252981. [Epub ahead of print]
- Adams KP, Ayifah E, Phiri TE, Mridha MK, Adu-Afarwuah S, Arimond M, Arnold CD, Cummins J, Hussain S, Kumwenda C, Matias SL, Ashorn U, Lartey A, Maleta KM, Vosti SA, Dewey KG. Maternal and Child Supplementation with Lipid-based Nutrient Supplements, but Not Child Supplementation Alone, Decreases Self-Reported Household Food Insecurity in some settings. J Nutr. 2017 Dec;147(12):2309-2318. doi: 10.3945/jn.117.257386. Epub 2017 Oct 4.
Position: Senior lecturer
- Post-Doctoral, North West University, Potchefstroom South Africa
- Ph.D, MSc, (Experimental Nutrition), M.O.U.A, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria
- MSC (Applied Human Nutrition), M.O.U.A, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria
- PGD (Human Nutrition and Dietetics), M.O.U.A, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria
- HND, OND (Food Technology), Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu, Nigeria
Theme #1Body composition assessment
Theme #2Food Consumption and Nutritional Assessment
Theme #3Physical activity and physical performance assessment
Theme #4 Nutrition and non-communicable diseases (NCDs)
Theme #5 Maternal and Child Nutrition
Theme #6 Food, Nutrition security and dietary diversity
Theme #7 Promotion of indigenous foods
- Onwuzuruike UA, Uzochukwu UC, Ortutu B, Aderibigbe OR, Ukegbu PO. (2021). Food systems, value chains and COVID 19 Pandemic: a Review of Current Situation in Low and Middle income Countries. Nigerian Journal of Nutritional Sciences. 42: (2)130-135 2.
- Ukegbu PO and Ojwang AA. 2020. Association of dietary patterns and overweight among university students, South east Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Nutritional Sciences. 41: 1 41: (1)15-26. 3. Modjadji P, Molokwane D and Ukegbu PO. 2020. Dietary diversity and nutritional status of children in North West Province, South Africa: A Cross Sectional Study. Children: 7, 174; doi:10.3390/children7100174 4.
- Ukegbu, PO., Nwofia, B., Ndudiri, U., Uwakwe, N. and Uwaegbute, A.C. 2019. Food insecurity and associated factors among university students. Food and Nutrition Bulletin. 271–281 https://doi.org/10.1177/0379572119826464 5.
- Mamphwe, P., Kruger, H.S., Moss, S.J., Cockeran, M., Ricci, C., Ukegbu, P.O. and Kruger, M.I. 2019. The association between anthropometric measures and physical performance in black adults of the North West Province, South Africa. American Journal of Human Biology. 2019;e23324. https://doi.org/ 10.1002/ajhb.23324 6.
- Ellis, C., Kruger, H.S., Ukegbu, P., Kruger, I.M., Viljoen, M. and Kruger, M.C. 2019. Differences between bone mineral density, lean and fat mass of HIV-positive and HIV-negative black women, Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of South Africa, . https://doi.org/10.1080/16089677.2019.1589047 7.
- Ukegbu, P.O., Kruger, H.S., Meyer, J.D., Nienaber-Rousseau, C., Botha-Ravyse, Moss, S.J. and Kruger, M.I. 2018. The association between calf circumference and appendicular skeletal muscle mass index of black urban women in Tlokwe City. Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of South Africa; 23:3, 86-90, https://doi.org/10.1080/16089677.2018.1518825 8.
- Motswagole, B.S, Ukegbu, P.O., Kruger, H.S., Matsha, T., Kimani-Murage, E, Monyeki, KD., Smuts, CM, van Stuijvenberg, M, Norris,, S.A. and Faber, M. 2019. Waist circumference percentiles of black South African Children aged 10 to 14 years from different study sites. South African Journal of Child Health Afr J Child Health 2019;13(1):27-35.. https://doi.org/10.7196/SAJCH.2019.v13i1.1543 9.
- Ejike, C.E.C.C. and Ukegbu, P.O. 2017. Not a ‘Straitjacket Affair’: Anthropometrically Derived Obesity Index Correlates of Elevated Blood Pressure among University Undergraduates. Medical Science, 5, 9:1-11 10.
- Ukegbu, PO. and Okebugwu, JO. 2018. Chemical and sensory assessment of ujuju Ujuju (Myrianthus arboreus) leaf and soup. Nigerian Journal of Nutritional Sciences. 39(1):50-58 11.
- Cornelie, N.R., Olusola, F.S., Ukegbu, P.O., Hermanus, M., Hattie, H.W., Lize Havemann-Nel, Sarah, J.M., Kruger, I.M. and Kruger, H.S. 2017. SocioDemographic and Lifestyle Factors Predict 5-Year Changes in Adiposity among a Group of Black South African Adults. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14 (1089):1-16 12.
- Ukegbu, P.O., Uwaegbute, A.C., Echendu, C.A., Ejike, C., Anyika-Elekeh, J.U., Asumugha, V.U., Kuyik, S.A., Omodamiro, S., Nwofia, B., Uzokwe, C., Nliam, C.O. and Uwakwe, N. 2017. Obesity and associated factors in young adults attending tertiary institutions in south-eastern Nigeria. South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 1(1)1-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/16070658.2016.1259032 13.
- Ukegbu, P.O. and Ogu, V.C. 2017. Assessment of dietary diversity score, nutritional status and socio-demographic characteristics of under-5 children in some rural areas in Imo State, Nigeria. Malaysian Journal of Nutrition, 23(3):425-423 14.
- Ukegbu, P.O. and Ekebisi, C. 2016. Assessing Dietary Diversity Score and Nutritional Status of Rural Adult Women in Abia State, Nigeria. Food Science and Nutrition Technology, 1(1): 000106 15.
- Ukegbu, P.O. and David, E.I. 2016. Assessment of intelligence quotient, academic performance and nutritional status of school age children in private schools in Umuahia metropolis, Abia State. Nigerian Journal of Nutritional Sciences, 37(1)1-11 16.
- Ukegbu, P.O. and Aderibigbe, O.R. 2016. Iron status, dietary practices and related knowledge among school age children and their caregivers in Umuahia, South Local Government Area, Abia State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Nutritional Sciences, 37(2):68-76 17.
- Ukegbu, P.O. 2016. Breakfast Eating Habits and Nutritional Status of Primary School Children in Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria. Malaysian Journal of Nutrition. 21(3): 1 – 9. 18.
- Ukegbu, P.O. and Agim, S.C. 2016. Consumption Patterns of Vitamin A rich foods by preschool children in rural areas of Imo state, Nigeria. Journal of Advances in Food Science and Technology, 3 (1). 41-49 19.
- Ukegbu, P.O, Uwaebgute, A.C. and Onyedinma, C.O. 2015. Proximate composition and organoleptic evaluation of Bambara groundnut pudding (Voandzeia subterrenea L. Thouars) produced by different methods. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and Environment 16:(1):12-19. 20.
- Ukegbu PO, Uwaegbute, A.C., Anyika, J.U., Echendu, C.A. and Nkwoala, C.C. 2015. Assessment of lactation performance of mothers practicing Exclusive breastfeeding in Abia State, Nigeria using Test weighing technique. Pioneer Journal of Medicine. 5(8):16-24 21. Ukegbu, P.O., Uwaegbute, A.C. and Usonka, V.A. 2015. Contribution of Snacks to Energy and Nutrient Intake of Undergraduates in a Nigerian University. Malaysia Journal of Nutrition, 21(1):1-11 22.
- Ukegbu, P.O., Uwaegbute, A.C. and Nnadi, M.C. 2015. Organoleptic and Nutritional Evaluation of African Yam Bean (Sphenostylis stenocarpa) Flour Enriched Complementary Foods. Scholars Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, 2(2A):97-101. 23.
- Ukegbu, P.O. 2015. Food security status and coping strategies of rural households with of under five children in Mbaise LGA of Imo State. Nigerian Journal of Nutritional Sciences, 36(1)95-104. 24. Uwaegbute, A.C.,
- Ukegbu, P.O., Adimchi, A. 2015. Assessment of knowledge, attitude and use of nutrition information on food labels in Aba, Abia State. Nigerian Journal of Nutritional Sciences, 36(2). 25.
- Ukegbu, P.O., Uwaegbute, A.C., Emezue, A.G. 2015. Nutritional Status and market activities of female traders in a major city, South East, Nigeria. Rwanda Journal: Series F: Medicine and Health Sciences, 2(1):47-52. 26.
- Ukegbu, P.O. A study of the nutritional status and dietary intake of lactating women in Umuahia, Nigeria. American Journal of Health Research, 2(1): 20-26 27.
- Ukegbu, P.O, Iwelumor, A.A., Echendu, C.A., Anyika-Elekeh, J.U., Asumugha, V.U., Uwaegbute, A.C., Omodamiro, S., Absiekong, K.S., Chukwunonso, E.E., Nwaofia, B. and Oti, C. 2014. Assessment of lipid profile of a group of undergraduates in Michael Okpara University of Agriculture. Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Nutritional. Sci. 35(2)11-18. 28.
- Ukegbu, P.O. and Ukegbu, A.U. 2014. Assessment of nutritional and health status of institutionalized blind adolescent students in Umuahia, Abia state. Sky Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, 2(9)079-084. 29.
- Ukegbu, P.O. and Uwaegbute AC .2014. Vitamin, Mineral and Anti Nutrient Content of Bambara Groundnut Pudding (okpa) (Voandzeia Subterranean L.Thouars) Produced by Different Methods. Journal of Nutrition Ecolology and Food Research. 2, 69-72 . 30.
- Okafor, P.N., Ukegbu, P.O., Godfrey, O.C., Ofoegbu, M.C. and Uwaegbute, A.C. 2014. Assessment of lipid profile in middle and upper class individuals in Abia State, Nigeria based on life-style and dietary habits. Journal of Medical and Biomedical Sciences. 3(3): 1-8. 31.
- Ukegbu, P.O. and Uwaegbute, A.C 2012. Body composition changes among lactating mothers in Abia State, Nigeria. American Journal of Food and Nutrition. American Journal of Food and Nutrition, 2012, 2(1): 21-25 32.
- Ukegbu, P.O., Ukegbu, A.U., Omodamiro, OD. and Ugochukwu, A.H. 2013. Evaluation of physical, chemical and bacteriological qualities of commonly patronized sachet water brands in Umuahia metropolis. Pioneer Medical Journal, 2(4):9-13. 33.
Position: Senior lecturer
- PhD Human Nutrition, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
- MSc Human Nutrition, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
- BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Theme #1Food analysis and composition
Theme #2Community Nutrition
Theme #3Public Health and International Nutrition
Theme #4 Precision Nutrition and Microbiomes
- Kayode Ajayi, Israel O. Dada, Given Chipili, Christopher O. Akintayo, Richard D. Agbana, Risikat I. Fadare. (2021) Blood Pressure Association with Sodium Intake from Snacks in Undergraduates. Annals of R.S.C.B., ISSN:1583-6258, Vol. 25, Issue 4, 2021, Pages. 4518 –4526
- Dada I.O. Ajayi K. and Werimegbe, M (2021). Exploring mass media to improve fruit consumption pattern of a section of Nigerian Adult population. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology. SSN:1583-6258, Vol. 25, Issue 4, 2021, Pages. 4604-4616
- Chipili G, Ajayi K. Chinyemba U. (2021) The Effect of Positive Deviance Hearth Approach on Wasting Among Children Aged 6-24 Months in Chinkozya Community, Kazungula District, Southern Province Zambia. Indian J Nutri. 2021;8(3): 235.
- Ayodeji A. Olabiyia,* and Kayode Ajayi (2021).Diet, Herbs and Erectile Function; A Good Friendship! An International Journal of Plant Research and Biotechnology (accepted for publication)
- Adepoju, O.T & Ajayi, K. (2020) Consumption Pattern and Acceptability of Winged Termites(Macroterme Bellicosus)-Enriched infant Complementary Foods in Ekiti State, Nigeria. Int J Trop Insect Sci DOI 10.1007/s42690-020-00352-z
- Ajayi, K. Akintayo C.O. Chipili G. Adedokun I.K. (2020). Effects of Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) on Nutritional and Biochemical Parameters in Wistar Rats. Int. J. Pharm. Sci. Rev. Res., 63(2), July – August 2020; Article No. 02, Pages: 7-11 ISSN 0976 – 044X6
- Adeniyi P.O., Ajayi, K. (2020). Preservation of the Nutritional Quality of Soymilk by Heat Treatment. American Journal of Food and Nutrition, Vol. 8, No. 2, 40-46
- Ajayi, K. Paulina O. Adeniyi , Omotola M. Taiwo , Ibidayo A. Alebiosu and Faith O. Momoh (2019). Nutritional Attributes of Baked Products from Composite Flour of Wheat and Pigeon Pea. Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology 38(6): 1-9, 2019; Article no.CJAST.53889 ISSN: 2457-1024.
- Ajayi, K. Adepoju, O.T., Taiwo O.M., Omojola, S.T. & Aladetuyi, M.E (2018). Nutritional Potential of Underutilised Gum arabic tree seeds (acacia nilotica) and Locust bean seeds (parkia biglobosa). African Journal of food Science Vol. 8, (6)pp245-2
- Adepoju, O. T. Ajayi, K. (2017). Assessment of Quality and Safety of Winged Termites
(Macrotermes Bellicosus) Enriched Locally Formulated Complementary Foods. Journal of Food Research; Vol. 6, No. 5; 2017 ISSN 1927-0887
- Adepoju, O. T.; Akinleye O; Ajayi, K. (2016) Comparative Study of Nutrient Composition and Retention of Raw and Cooked Imported and Local Rice (Oryza Sativa) Varieties. British Journal of Applied Science & Technology 16(20):1-9
- Adepoju, O. T. Ajayi, K. (2016) Nutrient Composition and Adequacy of two Locally Formulated Winged Termite (MacrotermesBellicosus) Enriched Complementary Foods. Canadian Centre of Science & Education Journal of Food Research 5(4):pg 222-231
- Seyi E.O; Ajayi, K. Adeloye E.O (2016) Promoting Healthy Eating among Adolescent using Songs. Concurrent issues in Education: Publication of the Faculty of Education, Ekiti State University. Chapter 17, pg232-239
- Ajayi, K. Taiwo O.M and Badanga S.E (2015) Association of Breakfast Consumption Habits And Snacking Behaviors With Body Mass Index Among Undergraduates of Afe Babalola University. Nigerian Journal of Nutritional Sciences Vol.36 No. 2 pg 72-79
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- Talabi JY, Dada IO, Ajayi K. Taiwo OM (2019) Dietary intake and prevalence of Anaemia among pregnant Women in Ado-Ekiti. Nutrition Society of Nigeria Conference Procedings Pg 43-45
- Ajayi K & Otto JC (2019). Blood pressure association with Sodium intake from snacks among undergraduates of a private University in Ekiti State. Nutrition Society of Nigeria Conference Procedings Pg 80-81
- Ajayi K. Adepoju OT, Dania RO (2019). Feeding Practices and Nutrition Status of Under-five (6-23 months ) in Ekiti State, Nigeria. Federation of African Nutrition Societies Conference Procedings Pg 218-219
- Ajayi K., Alebiosu IA, Oluwadamilare PO (2019). Federation of African Nutrition Societies Conference Procedings Pg 194-195
- Ajayi, K. Alebiosu, I.A.(2019) Nutritional composition and anti-diabetic potentials of raw and processed finger millet (Eleusine Coracana L. Gaertn) using in vitro models. Federation of African Nutrition Societies Conference Procedings Pg 193-194 7
- Taiwo OM. Ajayi K. Israel O. Dada,Ibidayo A. Alebiosu, & Olunlade BA (2020). Nutrient Composition of Biscuit from Maize and Pigeon Pea Composite Flours. African Journal of food Science (Accepted for publication)
- Fadare RI, Akinnawonu RT, Akpor OA & Ajayi K. (2020). Nutritional Practices in Pregnancy and the Determining Factors among Pregnant Mothers in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research.(Accepted for publication)
The Bachelor of Science – Nutritional Science programme intends to inspire the nation to economic prosperity due to the government policy which emphasizes on self-sustenance and entrepreneurial skills. This is also in line with the 2030 United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4, on Quality Education (UN, 2030). The main purpose is to ‘ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. Community capacity building and increasing nutrition awareness at household and community levels are seen as central to the establishment of local capacities to prevent and combat malnutrition. This program will give knowledge and skills to students to serve the nation at household and community levels. Career prospects involves working in the hospital as a nutritionist, non governmental organisations and other private sectors.
- The Nutritional Science programme aims at developing a clear and practical understanding of the students’ responsibilities to their pupils, schools, local communities and the nation at large.
- The students will acquire an acceptable social attitude, good work habits and the ability to adapt and relate their knowledge to a changing Zambian and global environment in a scientific manner.
- It is intended to broaden the scope of the students to deliver the subject effectively pre- service and in-service teachers at a higher level so as to build on the strong foundation which the university already has.
At the end of the programme graduates are expected to;
- Be equipped with appropriate professional knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes to enable them perform effectively.
(b) Display an understanding and demonstrates an appropriate knowledge and skills in Nutrition Science.
(c) Demonstrate entrepreneurial skills intended to improve quality of life for individuals, families and communities.
(d) Demonstrate knowledge and ability to analyse nutrients, digestion and assimilation of food.
(e) Exhibit knowledge and ability to analyse the role of microorganisms in food production and preservation.
Healthy people; food secure communities that have a sense of wellbeing derived from clothing and textile fashion and design,entrepreneurship and production.
To prepare students who will demonstrate knowledge and skills intended to improve quality of life for individuals, families and communities. To produce graduates with enhanced practical skills in nutrition and textiles for the education sector and industry.
To prepare students for professional leadership as they progress through their career paths
To train a holistic individual who can apply knowledge and skills effectively and utilise local food sources
To provide an environment which supports interdisciplinary and collaborative research for faculty and students.
Produce graduates that demonstrate entrepreneurial knowledge and skills for wellbeing of individuals, families and communities
To offer opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students to conduct research and apply critical thinking through research and publications of research findings
To provide a sound knowledge base related to the study of nutritional and textile sciences and opportunities to develop critical thinking skills
To share expertise, which contributes to the nutritional health and well-being of society
To a carder of competent graduates to conduct assessment professionally
FACILITIES FOR PROGRAM DELIVERY
The Nutritional Science department has adequate facilities in terms of lecture rooms and laboratory facilities. It has two (2) lecture/Practical rooms with a sitting capacity of around 70 – 100 students and two (2) small rooms with a sitting capacity of around 50 students.