Bernard Hope Taderera is a PhD student in Public Health at the School of Health Systems and Public Health, University of Pretoria. He is a PhD Research Fellow at the African Population and Health Research Centre (ADDRF), and a University of Pretoria Postgraduate Research Fellow.
In his PhD thesis, Bernard is developing an application to be used towards determining how national human resource for health policy interventions impact local human resource for health systems in peri-urban communities using Decision Space Mapping Analysis.
Bernard’s research interests include; Health Policy and Systems; Governance; and Management. He has published research articles in accredited refereed journals in these areas.
He has taught and supervised students’ research, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels at institutions that include: the University of Zimbabwe; University of Pretoria; and Women’s University in Africa. In addition, he has also been an external examiner at Rhodes University.
Bernard Hope Taderera has participated in quantitative and qualitative research projects throughout Zimbabwe for organizations that include: Family Health International; Population Services International; United Nations Children’s Fund; World Vision International; International Organization for Migration; Oxfam Great Britain; Mercy Corps; Africare; and USAID with the Joint NGO Initiative, and Mass Public Opinion Institute of Zimbabwe.
Taderera, BH. Hendricks, SJ. Pillay, Y. Health personnel retention strategies in peri-urban communities: an exploratory study on Epworth, Zimbabwe. Biomedcentral Journal of Human Resources for Health. 17 (14) 2016. DOI: 10.1186/s12960-016-0113-z. Available from: http://human-resources-health.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12960-016-0113-z