maHp Students

maHp currently funds 20 Honours, Masters and Doctoral students. Our students make meaningful contributions to migration and displacement studies by conducting research on topics relating to citizenship, xenophobia, health, gender, labour among many others. If you are interested in studying with us at the African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS) explore our offering of degrees and courses.

Honours students

Masters by research and coursework students

Masters by research students

Masters in Public Health (MPH) students

Doctoral students

OP-ED: HIV care for migrant women in South Africa – the gaps and 5 steps towards offering better services

maHp/ACMS doctoral researcher Melanie Bisnauth identifies the gaps in HIV care for migrant women in South Africa, and goes on to recommend five steps towards offering better services.

Oncemore Mbeve

Oncemore Mbeve holds a BA in Social Work and Masters of Arts in Psychology Research and Coursework and is currently enrolled for a PhD at the African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS).

Ntokozo Yingwana

Ntokozo Yingwana (current since 2017, PhD in Migration and Displacement)
Dissertation: Queering Sex Work and Mobility in Southern Africa: How does migration/mobility/movement influence gendered sexualities in sex work?
Supervisor: Jo Vearey, B Camminga and Danai Mupotsa

Melanie Bisnauth

Melanie Bisnauth is a PhD student at the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa in the School of Public Health in collaboration with ACMS.

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