Webster Mavhu

  • Social Scientist
  • University of Leeds, Social Sciences


Webster is a linguist and social scientist with a PhD in Social Science. He has 15 years of experience conducting qualitative & quantitative research, and has worked in the fields of HIV/AIDS and Public Health for over 10 years. Webster has had 30+ publications in international peer-reviewed journals in the fields of linguistics, HIV/AIDS & TB, male circumcision, ASRH, HIV positive adolescents and sexual behaviour measurement. Some of these can be viewed on Research Gate. He is currently involved in several collaborative, ground-breaking initiatives in the area of Public Health as well as HIV prevention, treatment and care.

Greatest Achievement

Co-founding the Centre for Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Research organisation in Zimbabwe, which currently employs around 150 researchers.

Professional Interests

Public Health, HIV prevention, treatment and care.