Cynthia Khamala Wangamati

Postdoctoral Fellow - Centre for Medical Ethics
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Visiting address Kirkeveien 166 Fredrik Holsts hus 0450 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1130 Blindern 0318 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Sexual health and reproductive health rights
  • Gender studies
  • Mixed-methods research
  • Medical anthropology
  • Research Ethics


  • PhD in Public Health
  • Mphil in International Community Health
  • BSc. Environmental Health Science




Tags: Global South


  • Seralegne, Yemisrach Zewdie; Wangamati, Cynthia Khamala; Bernabe, Rosemarie de la Cruz; Farsides, Bobbie; Aseffa, Abraham & Zewdie, Martha (2022). Composition and capacity of Institutional Review Boards, andchallenges experienced by members in ethics reviewprocesses in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: An exploratory qualitative study. Developing World Bioethics. ISSN 1471-8731. p. 1–9. doi: 10.1111/dewb.12348.
  • Ahmed, Salma A.E; Changole, Josephine & Wangamati, Cynthia Khamala (2021). Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on intimate partner violence in Sudan, Malawi and Kenya. Reproductive Health. ISSN 1742-4755. doi: 10.1186/s12978-021-01272-y.
  • Wangamati, Cynthia Khamala (2020). Comprehensive sexuality education in sub-Saharan Africa: adaptation and implementation challenges in universal access for children and adolescents. Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters (SRHM). ISSN 2641-0397. 28(2). doi: 10.1080/26410397.2020.1851346.
  • Wangamati, Cynthia Khamala & Sundby, Johanne (2020). The ramifications of COVID-19 on maternal health in Kenya. Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters (SRHM). ISSN 2641-0397. 28(1). doi: 10.1080/26410397.2020.1804716.
  • Eljailani Ahmed, Salma; Wangamati, Cynthia Khamala & Combs Thorsen, Viva (2020). Childbirth experiences of Sudanese women living with obstetric fistula - A qualitative study . Sexual & Reproductive HealthCare. ISSN 1877-5756. doi: 10.1016/j.srhc.2020.100532.
  • Wangamati, Cynthia Khamala; Sundby, Johanne; Chimaraoke, Izugbara; Nyambedha, Erick Otieno & Prince, Ruth Jane (2019). Challenges in Supporting Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse in Kenya: A Qualitative Study of Government and Non-governmental Organizations . Journal of Interpersonal Violence. ISSN 0886-2605. doi: 10.1177/0886260519846864.
  • Wangamati, Cynthia Khamala; Yegon, Gladys; Sundby, Johanne & Prince, Ruth Jane (2019). Sexualised violence against children: A review of laws and policies in Kenya. Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters (SRHM). ISSN 2641-0397. 27(1). doi: 10.1080/26410397.2019.1586815. Full text in Research Archive
  • Wangamati, Cynthia; Sundby, Johanne & Prince, Ruth Jane (2018). Communities’ perceptions of factors contributing to child sexual abuse vulnerability in Kenya: a qualitative study. Culture, Health and Sexuality. ISSN 1369-1058. 20(12), p. 1394–1408. doi: 10.1080/13691058.2018.1438666.
  • Wangamati, Cynthia; Gele, Abdi Ali & Sundby, Johanne (2017). Post rape care provision to minors in Kenya: An assessment of health providers? Knowledge, attitudes, and practices. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. ISSN 0886-2605. 35(5-6), p. 1415–1441. doi: 10.1177/0886260517696863.
  • Wangamati, Cynthia; Combs Thorsen, Viva; Gele, Abdi Ali & Sundby, Johanne (2016). Postrape care services to minors in Kenya: are the services healing or hurting survivors? International Journal of Women's Health. ISSN 1179-1411. 8, p. 249–259. doi: 10.2147/IJWH.S108316.

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