Eunice Ntwala Samwinga Imasiku is a Lecturer (I) in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Zambia where she has been a faculty member since 2002. She is the Head of the Department (2019-2022).
She obtained a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Demography and Population Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. She also holds a Master of Science Degree in Geography and a Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Zambia.
Dr. Imasiku's research interests include child and maternal health, gender, fertility, family planning and child marriage.
Samwinga-Imasiku E.N. (2008). ‘The Status of Women in Zambia’ in Sakar S., & Kiriti- Nganga T.W., (eds.), Gender Inequality in Developing Countries, New Delhi: Arise Publishers.
Peer-Reviewed Journal publications
Umar B.B., Chisola, M.N., Mushili, B.M, Kunda-Wamuwi, C.F., Kafwamba, D., Membele, G., Imasiku E.N.S. (2021). Load-shedding in Kitwe,Zambia: Effects and implications on household and local economies, Development Southern Africa, 1-18, https://doi.org/10.1080/0376835X.2020.1870934
Imasiku, E.N.S. (2017) Familial correlates of unmet need for contraception among currently married women: a comparative study of three Sub-Saharan African Countries, African Population Studies, 31(1 Suppl 2):3619-3630, https://doi.org/10.11564/31-1-1027
Ononokpono D.N., Odimegwu, C.O., Adedini, S.A. & Imasiku, E.N.S. (2016) Ethnic Diversity and Maternal Health Care in Nigeria, Women’s Reproductive Health, 3(1):45-59. https://doi.org/10.1080/23293691.2016.1150701
Adedini S.A., Odimegwu, C., Imasiku, E.N.S., & Ononokpono, D.N. (2015). Unmet Need for Family Planning: Implication for Under-five Mortality in Nigeria, Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 33(1):187-206.
Imasiku, E.N.S. (2014). ‘Gender Dimensions of unmet need for Contraception in Zambia,Zambia, Gender and Behaviour, 12(4):5881-5910.
Odimegwu C., Adedini, S.A., Ononokpono, D.N. & Imasiku, E.N.S. (2014). Couple Characteristics and Fertility Decision-Making in Imo State, Nigeria: Evidence from Historical Data, South African Journal of Demography, 15(1):73-81.
Imasiku, E.N.S., Odimegwu, C., Adedini, S. & Ononokpono, D.N. (2014). ‘Variations in unmet need for contraception in Zambia: Does ethnicity play a role?’ Journal of Biosocial Science, 43(3):294-316, https://doi.org.10.1017/S0021932013000357
Adedini, S.A., Odimegwu, C., Imasiku, E.N.S. & Ononokpono, D.N. (2014). ‘Ethinic differentials in underfive mortality in Nigeria’, Ethnicity and Health, https://doi.org.10.1080/13557858.2014.890599.
Adedini, S.A., Odimegwu, C., Imasiku, E.N.S., Ononokpono, D. & Ibisomi, L. (2014) ‘Regional variation in infant and child mortality in Nigeria: A multilevel analysis’, Journal of Biosocial Science, https://doi.org.10.1017/S0021932013000734.
Ononokpono, D.N., Odimegwu, C.O., Imasiku, E. & Adedini, S. (2013). Contextual determinants of maternal health care service utilization in Nigeria’, Women and Health, https://doi.org.10.1080/03630242.2013.826319.
Ononokpono D.N., Odimegwu, C.O., Imasiku, E.N.S. & Adedini, S.A. (2013). ‘Does it really matter where women live: A multilevel analysis of postnatal care in Nigeria’, Maternal and Child Health Journal, https://doi.org.10.1007/s10995-013-1323-9.