Mompati Robert Molebatsi

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    Junior Researcher

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    University of Botswana

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Biography: Robert Molebatsi is a Lecturer in sociology at the University of Botswana. His research interest is in the sociology of health with a focus on illness experiences, especially for chronic illness and on the sociology of ageing. He is currently working on a project on patients’ experiences of living with cancer.

Research Topic: Living with cancer: illness experiences of cancer patients

Selected Publications:

  • Molebatsi et al. (2019): Socioeconomic and behavioural determinants of overweight/obesity among adults in Botswana: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open 9: e029570. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029570

  • Molebatsi, R. M./ Dipholo, K. B.  (2015): Universal Primary Education in Botswana: Implementation, Achievements and Challenges. In Nicolas Aworti and Herman Musahara (eds.) Implementation of the Millennium Development Goals: Progress and Challenges in some African Countries. Addis Ababa: OSSREA.

  • Molebatsi, R. M./ K. Kobedi, (2014): Adolescents and Young People in Botswana, Population and Housing Census 2011 Analytical Report. Gaborone: Statistics Botswana.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Illness Experience
  • Variations in Illness Experiences
  • Chronic Conditions