Donald Vhanda

donald vhanda


University of Zimbabwe

Tel: +263772957195






Network Affiliate


Research Keywords: 

TB, pharmacogenomics



Pharmacogenomics of Infectious Diseases. I am interested in understanding issues of drug drug gene interactions and the influence of genetics in treatment outcomes


Key Publications:

  • Blood donor retention and iron deficiency anaemia in Sub-Saharan Africa: A call for more robust donor screening methods. Vox Sanguinis. 2023
  • Effect of repeated blood donation on the iron status of blood donors in Zimbabwe: A crossectional study. Health Science Reports. 2021
  • Low haemoglobin and concerns over personal health of Pledge 25 donor club members may impact negatively on donor retention in Zimbabwe. Africa Sanguine. 2011.  Vol 14 (1).


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