Lindelani F. Mushaphi, PhD

WHIL Innovations Postdoctoral Fellow | 2014
University of Venda

Dr. Mushaphi is a Lecturer in community nutrition at the University of Venda. She has completed her PhD in Nutrition at the University of Free State, South Africa in 2012. She joined postdoctoral fellowship with WHIL Innovation in January 2014. Her research work focuses on improving nutritional status of children through promotion of breastfeeding, adequate and safe complementary foods. She has conducted focus group discussion interview focusing on factors that influence infant feeding practices of caregivers in Limpopo Province. Dr. Mushaphi’s work focuses on determining the nutrient composition of locally available foods that are fed to children in rural areas of Limpopo Province.