Estelle Monique Sidze

Associate Research Scientist, African Population and Health Research Center

Dr. Sidze is a sexual and reproductive health specialist with special focus on maternal mental health among adolescents and equity in access to maternal and child health services. Dr. Sidze has led several multi-country studies, providing technical guidance at different stages including proposal development, data collection and analysis, and knowledge translation. She currently holds a Grand Challenges Explorations grant aiming at developing innovative solutions to promote strong minds for stronger adolescent mothers in the slums of Kenya. Dr. Sidze has several years of experience of research leadership and policy engagement experience acquired at APHRC, one of the Africa’s foremost regional research centers addressing population, health and education issues. She has published several peer-reviewed papers and opinion pieces, and serves as reviewer and guest editor for various peer-reviewed journals including BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, Maternal and Child Health Journal, Bulletin of the World Health organization, BMC Public health, BMJ Global Health, Sage, and African Journal of Reproductive Health. Estelle believes the sexual and reproductive health lives of African can be transformed through excellent work and leadership by African researchers.

Dr Sidze believes the sexual and reproductive health lives of African can be transformed through excellent work and leadership by African researchers.

Experience

  • 2013–2017
    Associate Research Scientist, African Population and Health Research Center