June 5, 2017 PhDstudents

Edward Govere

Edward Govere is a PhD candidate in Migration and Displacement and a doctoral fellow at the African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS). His research interests include migration and health; refugee studies; transnational migration; mental health; integration policies; public health; disability and governance of HIV/AIDS. His current research work focuses on how international migrants of African descent who reside in South Africa experience and negotiate othering practices in the context of South Africa’s public health system. Edward received his bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Wits University in 2015, and his MA thesis was an explorative case study on access to mental health services for refugees and asylum seekers in Zimbabwe.