• Clinical Associate Professor, Global Health

International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH)
Gabarone, Botswana
United States

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Dr. Ledikwe is based in Botswana as the Country Director for the International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH). In this role, she has led implementation of a wide-variety of capacity development, systems strengthening, and operations research projects. Currently, her work is focused on facility-based HIV testing services, continuous quality improvement, and health informatics

  • PhD (Pennsylvania State University)
  • BS (Virginia Tech)
Country Affiliations 
  • Setswana
Health Topics 
  • Health Systems Strengthening and Human Resources Development
  • Metrics and Evaluation
  • Mobile Health (mHealth)
  • Nutrition
  • Operations Research
  • Quality Improvement
  • TB

Ledikwe JH, Kleinman NJ, Mpho M, Mothibedi H, Mawandia S, Semo B, O’Malley G. (2018) Associations between healthcare worker participation in workplace wellness activities and job satisfaction, occupational stress and burnout: a cross-sectional study in Botswana. BMJ Open. 8:e018492. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2017-018492

Wirth KE, Semo B, Ntsuape C, Barnhart S, Ledikwe JH. (2017) A prospective cohort study of safety and patient satisfaction of voluntary medical male circumcision. PLoS ONE 12(11): e0185904. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0185904.

Ledikwe JH, Ramabu NM, Ntsuape C, Barnhart S, Semo B, Wirth KE. (2017) Early resumption of sexual activity following voluntary medical male circumcision in Botswana: a qualitative study. PLoS ONE 12(11): e0186831. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0186831

Ledikwe JH, Reason L, Burnett S, Busang L, Bodika S, Lebelonyane R, Ludick S, Matshediso E, Mawandia S, Sento B, Semo B. (2013). Establishing a Health Information Workforce: Innovation for Low and Middle Income Countries. Human Resources for Health. 11:35

Ledikwe JH, Rolls BJ, Smiciklas-Wright H, Mitchell DC, Ard JD, Champagne C, Karanja N, Lin PH, Stevens VJ, Appel LJ (2007). Reductions in dietary energy density are related to weight loss among participants in the PREMIER trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 85: 1212-21