Department of Sociology

Mr Abraham Teweldemedhin

College of Human Sciences
School of Social Sciences
Department: Sociology
Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 3275
E-mail: tewelka@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • MA (Social Behaviour Study in HIV and AIDS) (UNISA)
  • MA (Culture, Communication and Media Studies) (UNISA) 

Fields of academic interests

  • Assessing HIV and AIDS-related projects, programmes and policies’ implementation
  • Monitoring and evaluation of HIV and AIDS projects, programmes and policies
  • Evaluation research in the context of social problems
  • Psychosocial Health seeking behaviour of the refugees and asylum seekers in the context of HIV and AIDS and related social problems  
  • Social resilience of the refugees and asylum seekers in the context of homelessness and related predicaments

Field of Specialisation

  • Assessment of social intervention programmes in the context of HIV and AIDS and related social problems
  • Entertainment-education communication strategy for HIV prevention through radio   

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • HIV and AIDS programme monitoring and evaluation officer
  • HIV prevention programme and project coordinator
  • Trainer on mainstreaming HIV and AIDS, HIV and AIDS-related stigma and discrimination and community engagement and mobilization and HIV and AIDS related human rights 

Projects

  • Developing advocacy tool for accessing public health for homeless refugees and asylum seekers
  • Assessing the psychosocial Health seeking behaviour of the refugees and asylum seekers from the Horn of Africa in the City of Tshwane