Dr John Lloyd Lwanda

  • Honorary Senior Research Fellow (School of Social & Political Sciences)

Biography

John Lloyd Chipembere Lwanda is a medical doctor, writer, poet, researcher, publisher, and music producer. He is a published author and also a publisher of books and music. He was an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Glasgow Department of Primary Care until 2005. Lwanda did his history and social science PhD at the University of Edinburgh's Centre of African Studies. He is interested in the nexus between culture, politics, poverty and medicine. He has contributed to the examination of Malawi popular music from religious, political and cultural perspectives, especially on afroma, mbumba and pamtondo phenomena.

Research interests

Music and health

Culture and health

Poverty and health

Social and political history of well being

Malawi

Publications

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Number of items: 16.

2021

Lwanda, J. L. (2021) Making Music in Malawi. Logos Open Culture: Lilongwe, Malawi. (In Press)

2020

Bunn, C. , Kalinga, C., Mtema, O., Abdulla, S., Dillip, A., Lwanda, J., Mtenga, S., Sharp, J. , Strachan, Z. and Gray, C. (2020) Arts-based approaches to promoting health in sub-Saharan Africa: a scoping review. BMJ Global Health, 5, e001987. (doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001987) (PMID:32444361)

2019

Chipembere Lwanda, J. L. (2019) Malawi: the state we are in? Montfort Media: Balaka, Malawi. ISBN 9789998084422

2018

Zimmermann, M., Bunn, C. , Namadingo, H., Gray, C. M. and Lwanda, J. (2018) Experiences of type 2 diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa: a scoping review. Global Health Research and Policy, 3, 25. (doi: 10.1186/s41256-018-0082-y)

2017

Lwanda, J. and Chanika, E. (2017) Democracy, donors and dependency: the rises and falls of non-governmental and civil society organizations’ agency in Malawi opposition politics, 1992 - 2017. Society of Malawi Journal, 70(1), pp. 19-54.

2013

Lizi, E., Lwanda, J. and Matiti, H. (2013) Point of view: Modern medical myth: ‘more doctors in Manchester than in Malawi': a preliminary communication. Malawi Medical Journal, 25(1), pp. 20-21. (PMID:23717751) (PMCID:PMC3653194)

2009

Lwanda, J. (2009) Music advocacy, the media and the Malawi political public sphere, 1958–2007. Journal of African Media Studies, 1(1), pp. 135-154. (doi: 10.1386/jams.1.1.135_1)

Lwanda, J. L. (2009) Kamuzu Banda of Malawi: a Study in Promise, Power and Legacy. Series: Kachere books series (51). Kachere: Zomba, Malawi. ISBN 9789990887907

2008

Chipembere Lwanda, J. L. (2008) Music, Culture and Orature: Reading the Malawi Public Sphere, 1949 - 2006. Series: Kachere books series (35). Kachere: Zomba, Malawi. ISBN 9789990887334

Lwanda, J. L. (2008) The Rhino’s Lament: (Kulira Kwa Chipembere): New Poetry and Polemics From the Diaspora. Dudu Nsomba Publications: Glasgow, Scotland. ISBN 9780953239696

2006

Lwanda, J. (2006) Kwacha: the violence of money in Malawi’s politics, 1954–2004. Journal of Southern African Studies, 32(3), pp. 525-544. (doi: 10.1080/03057070600830482)

2005

Lwanda, J. L. (2005) Politics, Culture and Medicine in Malawi: Historical Continuities and Ruptures With Special Reference to HIV/AIDS. Series: Kachere theses (6). Kachere: Zomba, Malawi. ISBN 9789990876130

2003

Lwanda, J. (2003) Mother’s songs: male appropriation of women’s music in Malawi and Southern Africa. Journal of African Cultural Studies, 16(2), (doi: 10.1080/13696850500076146)

1996

Lwanda, J. L. (1996) Promises, Power Politics and Poverty: Democratic Transition in Malawi, 1961-1999. Dudu Nsomba: Glasgow. ISBN 9780952223344

1994

Lwanda, J. L. (1994) Black Thoughts from the Diaspora. Dudu Nsomba Publications: Bothwell. ISBN 9780952223320

Lwanda, J. L. (1994) The Second Harvest. Dudu Nsomba Publications: Bothwell. ISBN 9780952223313

This list was generated on Thu May 13 03:37:02 2021 BST.
Jump to: Articles | Books
Number of items: 16.

Articles

Bunn, C. , Kalinga, C., Mtema, O., Abdulla, S., Dillip, A., Lwanda, J., Mtenga, S., Sharp, J. , Strachan, Z. and Gray, C. (2020) Arts-based approaches to promoting health in sub-Saharan Africa: a scoping review. BMJ Global Health, 5, e001987. (doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001987) (PMID:32444361)

Zimmermann, M., Bunn, C. , Namadingo, H., Gray, C. M. and Lwanda, J. (2018) Experiences of type 2 diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa: a scoping review. Global Health Research and Policy, 3, 25. (doi: 10.1186/s41256-018-0082-y)

Lwanda, J. and Chanika, E. (2017) Democracy, donors and dependency: the rises and falls of non-governmental and civil society organizations’ agency in Malawi opposition politics, 1992 - 2017. Society of Malawi Journal, 70(1), pp. 19-54.

Lizi, E., Lwanda, J. and Matiti, H. (2013) Point of view: Modern medical myth: ‘more doctors in Manchester than in Malawi': a preliminary communication. Malawi Medical Journal, 25(1), pp. 20-21. (PMID:23717751) (PMCID:PMC3653194)

Lwanda, J. (2009) Music advocacy, the media and the Malawi political public sphere, 1958–2007. Journal of African Media Studies, 1(1), pp. 135-154. (doi: 10.1386/jams.1.1.135_1)

Lwanda, J. (2006) Kwacha: the violence of money in Malawi’s politics, 1954–2004. Journal of Southern African Studies, 32(3), pp. 525-544. (doi: 10.1080/03057070600830482)

Lwanda, J. (2003) Mother’s songs: male appropriation of women’s music in Malawi and Southern Africa. Journal of African Cultural Studies, 16(2), (doi: 10.1080/13696850500076146)

Books

Lwanda, J. L. (2021) Making Music in Malawi. Logos Open Culture: Lilongwe, Malawi. (In Press)

Chipembere Lwanda, J. L. (2019) Malawi: the state we are in? Montfort Media: Balaka, Malawi. ISBN 9789998084422

Lwanda, J. L. (2009) Kamuzu Banda of Malawi: a Study in Promise, Power and Legacy. Series: Kachere books series (51). Kachere: Zomba, Malawi. ISBN 9789990887907

Chipembere Lwanda, J. L. (2008) Music, Culture and Orature: Reading the Malawi Public Sphere, 1949 - 2006. Series: Kachere books series (35). Kachere: Zomba, Malawi. ISBN 9789990887334

Lwanda, J. L. (2008) The Rhino’s Lament: (Kulira Kwa Chipembere): New Poetry and Polemics From the Diaspora. Dudu Nsomba Publications: Glasgow, Scotland. ISBN 9780953239696

Lwanda, J. L. (2005) Politics, Culture and Medicine in Malawi: Historical Continuities and Ruptures With Special Reference to HIV/AIDS. Series: Kachere theses (6). Kachere: Zomba, Malawi. ISBN 9789990876130

Lwanda, J. L. (1996) Promises, Power Politics and Poverty: Democratic Transition in Malawi, 1961-1999. Dudu Nsomba: Glasgow. ISBN 9780952223344

Lwanda, J. L. (1994) Black Thoughts from the Diaspora. Dudu Nsomba Publications: Bothwell. ISBN 9780952223320

Lwanda, J. L. (1994) The Second Harvest. Dudu Nsomba Publications: Bothwell. ISBN 9780952223313

This list was generated on Thu May 13 03:37:02 2021 BST.

Grants

Bunn C, Crampin M, Gill J, Gray C, Gunda A, Ireland R, Jangere C, Kapalula P, Kaputa J, Kumwenda B, Lwanda J, Malunga A, Mtema O, Wyke S. Co-developing a health and wellbeing programme for men who support Malawian football teams, with a focus on preventing Non-communicable diseases. SFC GCRF: £52,280. 01/10/18 – 31/3/19

Gray CM, Bunn C, Perry M, Gill J, Gray S, Sharp J, Strachan Z, Crampin A, Mtenga S, Namadingo H, Abdullah S, Dilip Dingh A, Lwanda J. Culture and bodies: an interdisciplinary approach to non-communicable disease prevention in Malawi and Tanzania. MRC/AHRC GCRF: £176,425. 1/3/18 – 31/7/19