Department of Physiotherapy
Lecturer III
Biography

Qualifications

 

Work experience

July 2018         Lecturer III – University of Zambia

2013-2018       Part-time lecturer/Clinical Supervisor for Department of Physiotherapy, School of Medicine (Now School of Health Sciences) - University of Zambia.

2006-2011       Part-time clinical tutor for the Department of Physiotherapy, School of medicine - University of Zambia from 2006 to 2011.

2000 - Senior Physiotherapist, University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka

1996 to date Member of the Zambia Society of Physiotherapy

From 2012 to 2014- Examiner for Evelyn hone college under Teveta.

From 2005 to 2011- Examiner for Evelyn hone college under Examinations Council of Zambia.

Research Interests

1. Peadiatrics

2. Disability

3. Neural rehabilitation

Publications

1. Simpamba, M.M., Mweshi, M.M. and Struthers, P.M., 2018. Profiling Children with Neural Tube Defects at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia. Journal of Preventive and Rehabilitative Medicine, 1(1), pp 12-18

2. Ndhlovu, P.M., Mweshi, M.M., Simpamba, M., Nkhata, L. and Zulu, O., 2017.  An Evaluation of the Attitude of Physiotherapy Students towards Managing Children with Disabilities in Lusaka, Zambia. Journal of Preventive and Rehabilitative Medicine, 1(1), pp.12-18.

3. Simpamba, M.M., Struthers, P.M. and Mweshi, M.M., 2016. Access to health care for children with neural tube defects: Experiences of mothers in Zambia. African Journal of Disability, 5(1), pp.1-11.

4. Chileshe, K.M., Munalula-Nkandu, E., Shula, H., Nkhata, L.A. and Simpamba, M., 2016. Identification Of Ethical Issues Encountered By Physiotherapy Practitioners in

Managing Patients With Low Back Pain at Two Major Hospitals in Lusaka, Zambia. Journal of Preventive and Rehabilitative Medicine. Journal of Preventive and Rehabilitative Medicine, 1(2), pp.74-81.

5. Saisha, J., Mweshi, M.M., Banda-Chalwe, M., Nkhata, L.A., Kafumukache, E., Simpamba, M. and Mwenda-Ng’uni, N., 2015. The Prevalence of Guillian-Barre Syndrome and the Rate of Physiotherapy Referral at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia. International Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy, 2(1), pp.1-4.

6. Simpamba, M.M., Moyo, G., Nkandu, E.M. and Munthali, J., 2010. Common Causes of Cerebral Palsy and Factors Contributing to Late Physiotherapy Intervention in Children Attending Out-patient Physiotherapy Services at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia. Ghana Journal of Physiotherapy, 2(1), pp.17-22.