Lecturer and researcher at the Centre for Rehabilitation Studies, Stellenbosch University

Dr Chioma Ohajunwa has an MPhil in Disability Studies, and a PhD in Health Sciences Rehabilitation. She is a lecturer and researcher at the Centre for Rehabilitation Studies at Stellenbosch University. Her research interests are in the areas of inclusive education/ Curriculum Development, Health and Spirituality, Policy development and Indigenous Knowledge systems. Dr Ohajunwa currently coordinates a programme on assistive technology that seeks to investigate an African centred understanding of assistive technology, convenes the post-graduate, and masters course on disability policy analysis. She is part of a team conducting research aimed at developing a code of ethics for conducting research with persons with disabilities in the Cape Town metropole. Chioma is the Vice president, Bhabhisana NGO Board, Interim Chair Advancing Disability Research in Africa (ADRA) Working Groups PhD Programme and a board member of African Network for Evidence-to-Action in Disability (AfriNEAD)

Experience

  • –present
    Position, Stellenbosch University