Kuda Muyambi

Kuda Muyambi

Health and Medical Sciences Faculty Office

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Kuda Muyambi’s areas of expertise cross three fields of program evaluation, community development and public health. Kuda has extensive experience undertaking international development work across four regions in Africa, the Caribbean, South East Asia and South Pacific. Currently he is Senior Research Associate at the Adelaide Rural Clinical School, University of Adelaide. Kuda's research interests include health program evaluation, mental health and rural health workforce.

Project Title: Student tracking study.

Description: Kuda is part of a team of researchers from ARCS and other South Australia-based universities that is investigating the career trajectory upon completion of undergraduate degree programs of medical, nursing and allied health professionals that participated in rural placements across the State during the past few years.

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  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Shona Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2014 - 2016 University of Newcastle Australia Australia Master of Public Health
    2008 - 2008 University of Melbourne Australia Master of Assessment and Evaluation (Program Evaluation)
    1990 - 1991 University of Birmingham United Kingdom Master of Social Science (Development Administration)
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    2007 - 2007 Graduate Certificate in Research Methodologies University of South Australia Australia
    2006 - 2006 Diploma of Project Management TAFE Australia
  • Research Interests

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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2020 Gillam, M., Leach, M., Muller, J., Gonzalez-Chica, D., Jones, M., Muyambi, K., . . . May, E. (2020). Availability and quality of publicly available health workforce data sources in Australia: a scoping review protocol. BMJ Open, 10(1), e034400-1-e034400-5.
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    2020 Leach, M., Jones, M., Bressington, D., Jones, A., Nolan, F., Muyambi, K., . . . Gray, R. (2020). The association between community mental health nursing and hospital admissions for people with serious mental illness: a systematic review. Systematic reviews, 9(1), 35.
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    2019 Muyambi, K., Leach, M., Martinez, L., Cronin, K., McPhail, R., Dennis, S., . . . Jones, M. (2019). Rural and metropolitan South Australian mental health workers' views about nurse prescribing: A thematic analysis.. Health & social care in the community, 27(2), 356-365.
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    2018 Leach, M., Jones, M., Bressington, D., Nolan, F., Jones, A., Muyambi, K., . . . Gray, R. (2018). The association between mental health nursing and hospital admissions for people with serious mental illness: A protocol for a systematic review. Systematic Reviews, 7(1), 5 pages.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2
    2018 Muyambi, K., McPhail, R., Cronin, K., Gillam, M., Martinez, L., Dennis, S., . . . Jones, M. (2018). What do mental health workers in the bush think about mental health nurse prescribing? A cross-sectional study. The Australian journal of rural health, 26(6), 429-435.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1 Europe PMC1
    2018 Smith, T., Cross, M., Waller, S., Chambers, H., Farthing, A., Barraclough, F., . . . Anderson, J. (2018). Ruralization of students’ horizons: Insights into Australian health professional students’ rural and remote placements. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 11, 85-97.
    DOI Scopus4
    2018 Smith, T., Sutton, K., Pit, S., Muyambi, K., Terry, D., Farthing, A., . . . Cross, M. (2018). Health professional students' rural placement satisfaction and rural practice intentions: A national cross-sectional survey. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 26(1), 26-32.
    DOI Scopus12 Europe PMC5
    2017 Muyambi, K., Gurd, B., Martinez, L., Walker-Jeffreys, M., Vallury, K., Beach, P., & Dennis, S. (2017). Issues in Using Social Return on Investment as An Evaluation Tool. Evaluation Journal of Australasia, 17(3), 32-39.
    DOI Scopus5
    2015 Jones, M., Martinez, L., Muyambi, K., & Murison, J. (2015). Supporting rural mental health practitioners to practice evidence based care. Australian nursing & midwifery journal, 23(4), 42.
    2012 Fuller, J., Hermeston, W., Passey, M., Fallon, T., & Muyambi, K. (2012). Acceptability of participatory social network analysis for problem-solving in Australian Aboriginal health service partnerships. BMC Health Services Research, 12(152), 1-11.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS14 Europe PMC8
    2005 Fuller, J., Martinez, L., Muyambi, K., Verran, K., Ryan, B., & Klee, R. (2005). Sustaining an aboriginal mental health service partnership. Medical Journal of Australia, 183(10 SUPPL.), S69-S72.
    Scopus19 Europe PMC10
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  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2009 - ongoing Member Australasian Evaluation Society Australia
  • Consulting/Advisories

    Date Institution Department Organisation Type Country
    2020 - 2021 Centacare Catholic Country South Australia Whyalla/Port Augusta Health services and related Australia
    2019 - 2021 Health Environs (Pty) Ltd Roxby Downs, Olympic Dam Mine Health services and related Australia
    2019 - 2021 Country South Australia Primary Health Network Country South Australia Health services and related Australia
    2019 - 2020 Country South Australia Primary Health Network Port Augusta Health services and related Australia
    2019 - 2019 Centacare Catholic Country SA Whyalla Health services and related Australia
    2016 - 2016 Healthy Environs (Pty) Ltd Roxby Downs, Olympic Dam Mine Health services and related Australia
    2016 - 2016 Centacare Catholic Country SA Whyalla Health services and related Australia
    2015 - 2015 Country Health SA Local Health Network Mount Gambier / Whyalla Health services and related Australia
    2015 - 2014 Homelessness and Violence Against Community Collaboration Port Augusta Health services and related Australia
    2014 - 2014 Royal Society for the Blind, UK Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa Health services and related Australia
    2013 - 2013 Department of Communities and Social Inclusion Whyalla Health services and related Australia
    2013 - 2013 Centacare Catholic Country SA Port Augusta Health services and related Australia
    2013 - 2013 Centacare Catholic Country SA Whyalla Health services and related Australia
    2012 - 2012 Royal Society for the Blind, UK Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa Health services and related Australia
    2012 - 2012 Country Health SA Local Health Network Country South Health services and related Australia
    2011 - 2011 Plaza Youth Centre Inc. Whyalla Health services and related Australia
    2010 - 2010 Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health Australia-wide Health services and related Australia

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