Prof. Senelani Hove-Musekwa

Prof. Senelani Hove-Musekwa

Professor, Lecturer - Applied Mathematics

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Office: AF2

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Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics (Mathematical Epidemiology) (UZ), MSc in Mathematical Modelling (UZ), B.A. Special Honours in Mathematics (UZ), Bachelor of Arts General (UZ), Graduate Certificate in Education (UZ).

Disease Modelling and Cost-effectiveness Analysis


Publications by Prof. Senelani D. Hove-Musekwa

Musekwa, S. D. and E.M. Lungu (2000), Three stage Markov Model For AIDS. Epidemic: International Journal of Management and Systems. 17, No2. 179-196.

Shiri, T, Garira, W, S. D. Musekwa (2005), Optimal control of combined therapy in a single strain HIV-1 model, Electron. J. Diff. Eqns., 2005 No. 52, 1- 22

Shiri, T, Garira, W, S. D. Musekwa (2005), A two strain HIV-1 mathematical model to assess the effects of chemotherapy on disease  parameters. Mathematical Bioscience and Engineering Journal, 2. , No. 4, pp. 811-832.

Hove-Musekwa, S.D  Multiple Strategies for Combating HIV/AIDS.  6th ZIRS Book of Proceedings, 819-831.Research Council of Zimbabwe Journal,  2007

Mukandavire, Z., Mutasa,F.K. and S.D.Hove-Musekwa, Chapter 6: Mathematical Analysis of Cholera model with carriers and assessing the effects of treatment In: Mathematical Biology Research Trends, pp. 1-37 ISBN 978-1-60456-141-8 ©2008 Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Smith, R.J. and S. D. Hove-Musekwa (2008), Determining effective spraying periods to control malaria via indoor residual spraying in sub- Saharan Africa, Journal Applied Mathematics and Decision Science: 2008 Article ID 745463,1-194

Hove-Musekwa, S. D. and F. N.a (2009), The Dynamics of an HIV and AIDS Model with Screened Disease Carriers, Journal in Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, 10, 287-305

Malunguza, N.J., Dube, S., Tchuenche, J.M., Hove-Musekwa,S.D., Z. Mukandavire, Chapter 4:Two strain HIV/AIDS model and the effects of super-infection, Chapter 6 In: Advances in Disease Epidemiology, pp.169-193 ISBN 978-1-60741-452-0 ©2009Nova Science Publishers,.

Asha Kalula, Farai Nyabadza and Senelani D. Hove-Musekwa, Chapter 7. Modelling methamphetamine abuse: application of a simple model with self initiation, behaviour change and rehabilitation: A Treatise of Biological Models, ISBN978-1-62257-390-5, Nova Science Publishers © Copyright 2004 – 2012

Mwamtobe, P.M, J.M. Tchuenche, M. Maliyoni and S.D. Hove-Musekwa, Impact of Multi-Intervention Campaigns on the Malaria Epidemic in Malawi: Dynamical Systems: Theory, Applications and Future Directions

Hove-Musekwa , S. D., Runyowa, V, and Z. M.(2010), Modelling the Economic Impact of HIV and AIDS in Zimbabwe, American Mathematical Society Journal, DIMACS,1789 , 1-21

Chiyaka, C., Mukandavire, Z., Nyabadza, F. and S.D.Hove-Musekwa, (2010),Theoretical analysis of mixed Plasmodium malarie and Plasmodium falciparum infections with partial cross immunity, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 26,169–178.

Nyabadza, F., Chiyaka, C., Mukandavire, Z. and S.D. Hove-Musekwa,(2010), Analysis of HIV/AIDS model with public health information campaigns and individual withdrawals, Journal of Biological Systems, 18 No. 2, 1–19

Nyabadza, F., and S.D. Hove Musekwa,(2010), From heroin epidemics to methamphetamine epidemics: modelling substance abuse in a South African province, Mathematical Biosciences, 225, 132–14

Nyabadza, F., Mukandavire, Z. and S.D. Hove Musekwa, (2011), Modelling the HIV/AIDS epidemic trends in South Africa: Insights from a simple mathematical model, Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications, 12 ,2091–2104

Hove-Musekwa, S. D., Nyabadza, F., Chiyaka, C,. Z. Mukandavire, (2010),Modelling and analysis of the effects of malnutrition in the spread of cholera, Mathematical and Computer Modelling: Ms. Ref. No.: MCM-D-09-00335R1

Nyabadza, F. and S. D. Hove-Musekwa,(2010) Substance abuse in the Western Cape Province of South Africa: insights through mathematical modelling, SACEMA Quartely Journal, Issue 4,

Hove-Musekwa, S.D., Nyabadza, F., H. Mambili (2011), Modelling hospitalization, home- based care and individual withdrawal for people living with HIV/AIDS in high prevalence settings. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology,DOI 10.1007/s11538-0119651-7

Munapo, E., Kumar, S., S. D. Musekwa, (2010) A Revisit to the Generalized Assignment Problem: An ascending hyper-plane approach through network flows ,International Journal of Management, 1,Issue 2,7- 14

Gwasira-Ngarakana, E., Bhunu, C. P Mushayabasa,S. and S.D. Hove-Musekwa, (2011) Exploring the effects of parameter heterogeneity on the intrinsic dynamics of HIV/AIDS in heterosexual settings, International Journal of Biomathematics 4, 1–18.

Maliyoni, M P.M. Mwamtobe, S.D. Hove-Musekwax and J.M. Tchuenchez Modeling the Role of Diagnosis, Treatment and Health Education on Multi-Drug Resistant.Tuberculosis Dynamics.: International Scholarly Research Network ISRN Biomathematics, Volume 2012, Article ID 459829, 20 page doi:10.5402/2012/4598295

Mwamtobe, P.M, M. Maliyoni, S.D. Hove-Musekwa and J.M. Tchuenche Modelling the Effects of Insecticide-Treated Mosquito Bednets (ITNs), Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) and Treatment for the Malaria Epidemic in Malawi; Journal of Biological Dynamics

Kateme,E. L., Jean M. Tchuenche and Senelani D. Hove-Musekwa, HIV/AIDS Dynamics with Three Control Strategies: The Role of Incidence Function, International Scholarly Research Network ISRN Applied Mathematics Volume 2012, Article ID 864795, 25 pages doi:10.5402/2012/864795.

Malunguza, N. Hove-Musekwa, S.D ·G. Musuka · Z. Mukandavire: Investigating alcohol consumption as a risk factor for HIV transmission in heterosexual settings in sub-Saharan African communities: Bullen Mathematical Biology, Volume 2012DOI 10.1007/s11538-012-9747-8 (Accepted)

Mukwembi, S and S.D. Hove-Musekwa: On bounds for the cutting number of a graph: Indian J. Pure Appl. Math., 43(6): 637-649, December 2012

Kassa, S.M. and S.D. Hove-Musekwa: Optimal control of allocation of resources and the economic growth of HIV-infected communities: Optimal Control, Applications and Methods: August 2013; 00:1–22.Published online in Wiley InterScience ( DOI: 10.1002/oca

Majeke, F, S, M. T. Mubvuma, J. Chirima, K. Makaza,T. Hungwe,Rr.Gwazani, K.Nyoni and S.D. Hove-Musekwa(2013): Use of linear programming model to determine the optimum cropping pattern for an irrigation scheme in Masvingo, Zimbabwe: Journal of Management and Science, Vol.3. No 4, December 2013 ISSN 2250-1819 / EISSN 2249-1260

Hove-Musekwa S.D.(2014) and Kadeleka S : Modelling the Role of Nutrition and Treatment in Cholera Dynamics: Journal of Neuroinfectious Diseases (Accepted) February 2014 Ref.: Ms. No. Medical Science-13-459R1

Nyabadza, Farai, Julius Tumwiine and Senelani Dorothy Hove-Musekwa (2014): "A mathematical model for the transmission and spread of drug sensitive and resistant malaria strains within a human population: ISRN Biomathematics (Accepted) March 2014 Ref: Research Article 636973

Hove-Musekwa Senelani Dorothy, Farai Nyabadza, Hermane Mambili- Mamboundou, Zindoga Mukandavire and Christinah Chiyaka."Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Hospitalization and Home-Based Care Strategies   for People Living with HIV/AIDS: The Case of Zimbabwe," International Scholarly Research Notices  July 2014 

Chagwiza G, Jones B.C and Hove- Musekwa , S.D (2014). Impact of New Water Sources On The Overall Water Network: An Optimisation Approach.

Chagwiza G, Jones B.C and Hove- Musekwa , S.D (2014). Water Allocation Problem With A Fixed Fund: Optimisation Using A Max- Min Ant System Algorithm.

Showa Sarudzai,   Nyabadza Farai,  Hove-Musekwa Senelani D. and Gesham Magombedze Title  : A comparison of elasticities of viral levels to specific immune response mechanisms in human immunodeficiency virus infection Journal: BMC Research Notes: October 2, 2014

Showa, S.P., Nyabadza, F., Hove-Musekwa, S.D. and Magombedze G. 2015. Exploring the benefits of antibody immune response in HIV-1 infection using a discrete model. Mathematical Medicine and Biology doi:10.1093/imammb/dqv014.

Showa, S.P., Nyabadza, F., Hove-Musekwa, S.D. and Magombedze G. 2015. Increasing drug efficiency or proper treatment   adherence to curb emergence of HIV drug resistance strains; Insights through adaptive dynamics theory. 10th ZIRS Book of Proceedings, 819-831.

Chagwiza G, Jones B.C and Hove- Musekwa , S.D (2014). Generation of a reduced first - level mixed integer programming problem, Reference Number: A-10-603-1, Iranian Journal of Operations Research (IJOR).