Auxilia Chideme Munodawafa

Professor & Assistant Dean



Auxilia Chideme –Munodawafa working as a Professor & Assistant dean in Africa University. Since2009 she is also working as an Adjunct Professor at Notre dame college, Cleveland Ohio. She has extensive 25 year clinical experience as a Nurse Manager working in major teaching hospitals in Zimbabwe and also atotal of 10 years experience working in various health care facilities in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Working at Huron Hospital, A Cleveland clinic Hospital, a 210-bedded Community.From 1996 - 2000 Elected as Board Member to the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care, Representing Africa and the Middle East.


Area of Interest

1.Cancer issues.
2.Palliative Care.
3.Health policy issues.
4.Mother/Child Health issues in relation to HIV management.

top publication

1)Mandewo, Winnie,., Dodge Edward. , Chideme-Munodawafa, A., Mandewo G., (2014). .Non –Adherence to Treatment among Diabetic Patients Attending Outpatients Clinic at Mutare Provincial Hospital, Manicaland Province, Zimbabwe International, Journal of Scientific & Technology Research Volume 3, Issue 9, September, 2014, ISSN :2277-8616

2)B. Chingatichifwe , Dr. Ed. Dodge Prof. A. Chideme-Munodawafa , C. Masulani ( 2014) Exploration of adoption of health lifestyle for secondary prevention of non communicable diseases (stroke, diabetes and hypertension) among clients at Mzuzu Central Hospital Malawi, Vol. 10 # 12, ISSN: 1857

3)Chindedza , M., Mutseyekwa , F & Chideme-Munodawafa , A., Perceived barriers to accessing and achieving adherence in antiretroviral therapy among HIV patients at a rural mission hospital in Zimbabwe, European Scientific Journal August 2013 edition vol.9, No.24 ISSN: 1857 – 7881 (Print) e - ISSN 1857- 7431

4)Chideme-Munodawafa Auxilia, Mukora-Mutseyekwa Fadzai ( 2012), Assessment of Burnout among Health care Professionals in the Public Health Sector in Manicaland Province, Zimbabwe, Paper in print for publication in the international conference proceedings in Praag. September 7-14th 2012

5)Keyvan Ravakhah, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.P., Auxilia Chideme-Munodawafa, R.N., Ph.D., and Shunichi Nakagawa, M.D., Financial Outcomes of Palliative Care Services in an Intensive Care Unit, JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE MEDICINE Volume 13, Number 1, 2010 ª Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., DOI: 10.1089=jpm.2009.0255. DOI: 10.1089=jpm.2009.0255

6)Chideme-Munodawafa, A., Gary, F, Chideme-Maradzika, J. (2009) Family Functioning in Childhood Cancer among Zimbabwean Families, USA, UK, Germany, VDM Publishers ( A Book Publication)

7)Munodawafa, A. (2003). The Fight against Cancer in the Developing World. Cancer Futures (2) Springer-Verlag, France

8)Munodawafa, A. (2003). How culture impacts on death and dying in Africa. International Cancer Nursing News. Volume 15, (2).pages 4- 6.

9)Munodawafa, A. (2002). Developing Cancer Nursing in Africa: Visions and Challenges. Abu Dhabi Proceedings, http//

10)Munodawafa, A. (2001). A Palliative Care Module for Nurses, Zimbabwe Open University, Harare, Zimbabwe. ( A module publication being used as a course reading at Open university)

11)Munodawafa A. (2001). Zimbabwe, In: Textbook of Palliative Care, Farrell. & Coyle, New York, Oxford University Press. ( A book chapter publication, chapter 52)

12)Munodawafa, A. (1998). Nurse Leaders - Preparation and Scope of Practice in Zimbabwe. Journal of the Zimbabwe Nurses' Association. 1 (5) 4 & 14.

13)Munodawafa, A. (1998) Managing Change Journal of the Zimbabwe Nurses' Association. 1 (6) 4, 6 & 10.

14)Munodawafa, A. (1997) February International Networking in Cancer Care. Midwives Group Newsletter I. 6-8.

15)Munodawafa, A. and McDonald, P. (1997). Home Based Care in Zimbabwe. In Fitzpatrick, J. Modly, D. Poletti, p., and Zanotti, R. Home Care Nursing: International Lessons Chapter 5. 51 - 60, Springer Publishing Company, USA.

17)Munodawafa, A. and Maradzika, J., (1996). Appraisal, coping and Adaptation in Women with Breast Cancer. The Medical Research Council of Zimbabwe 5 (3),11 - 12.