Kgomotso Hildegard Moahi

Kgomotso H. Moahi is Associate Professor and Dean in the Faculty of Humanities. Prior to that, she was head of the Department of Library and Information Studies, a position she held for 6 years. As Head of the Department of Library and Information Studies, she oversaw the move away from year-long subject system to semesterisation and the introduction of the information systems component of the Department’s offerings. Kgomotso Moahi has researched and written extensively on the use of ICTs in information management and librarianship and promotion and protection of indigenous knowledge, as well as health informatics. Kgomotso has served in many university-wide committees, which included the Computer Steering Committee, Library Committee, Senate, and UB Council. She has served as Chair of the Ad Hoc Task Force on Student Academic Dishonesty at UB – a task force set up by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic to explore the extent of academic dishonesty amongst students and make recommendations on ways to address it. She has also represented the University in her professional service by participating in a number of initiatives aimed at encouraging the use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) for development such as the development of an ICT policy for Botswana (MAITLAMO) in 2004. She was co-chair of the health commission in the 2nd World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR) conference that took place in Gaborone in 2005. She participated in a Telemedicine feasibility study that was spearheaded by the Botswana Technology Centre (BOTEC) in 2005/2006. Together with information professionals at UB, she helped found the Children’s Information Trust in 2004, which aims to encourage the development of libraries in primary schools in a bid to facilitate development of information literacy skills of primary school children in Botswana.

Publications

The Research Process and Indigenous Epistemologies
Kgomotso H. Moahi. © 2020. 21 pages.
This chapter discusses the research process and indigenous epistemologies, specifically, what is involved in conducting research using indigenous epistemology. The dictionary...
Big Data and Healthcare: Implications for Medical and Health Care in Low Resource Countries
Kgomotso Hildegard Moahi. © 2019. 19 pages.
Big data and its application to healthcare has captured the world's imagination because of the ability of data analysts to combine huge disparate datasets and be able to...
Knowledge Sharing for Healthcare and Medicine in Developing Countries: Opportunities, Issues, and Experiences
Kgomotso Hildegard Moahi, Kelvin J. Bwalya. © 2019. 18 pages.
Knowledge sharing has always been used as a platform for cross-pollination of ideas and innovations in a bid to improve and enhance performance thereby increasing competitiveness...
Big Data and Healthcare: Implications for Medical and Health Care in Low Resource Countries
Kgomotso H. Moahi. © 2019. 19 pages.
Big data and its application to healthcare has captured the world's imagination because of the ability of data analysts to combine huge disparate datasets and be able to...
A Framework for Advocacy, Outreach and Public Programming in Public Libraries in Africa
Kgomotso Hildegard Moahi. © 2019. 23 pages.
Public libraries are regarded as partners in the development process in Africa, yet they bemoan the fact that they are not adequately supported both by their principals in terms...
Knowledge Sharing for Healthcare and Medicine in Developing Countries: Opportunities, Issues, and Experiences
Kgomotso Hildegard Moahi, Kelvin J. Bwalya. © 2018. 18 pages.
Knowledge sharing has always been used as a platform for cross-pollination of ideas and innovations in a bid to improve and enhance performance thereby increasing competitiveness...
Big Data and Healthcare: Implications for Medical and Health Care in Low Resource Countries
Kgomotso Hildegard Moahi. © 2018. 19 pages.
Big data and its application to healthcare has captured the world's imagination because of the ability of data analysts to combine huge disparate datasets and be able to...
Health Information Systems and the Advancement of Medical Practice in Developing Countries
Kgomotso H. Moahi, Kelvin Joseph Bwalya, Peter Mazebe II Sebina. © 2017. 350 pages.
The continuous development of new technologies has led to significant socio-economic advances in modern society. When applied in the medical sector, healthcare delivery...
The Nexus Between Knowledge Management and Electronic Resources for Public Sector Reform in Botswana
Kgomotso Hildegard Moahi, Shadrack Rathapo, Peter M. Sebina. © 2017. 22 pages.
Public sector reforms have become the norm in many jurisdictions, especially in the African continent. In Botswana there have been a number of significant reform activities over...
Big Data and Healthcare: Implications for Medical and Health Care in Low Resource Countries
Kgomotso Hildegard Moahi. © 2017. 19 pages.
Big data and its application to healthcare has captured the world's imagination because of the ability of data analysts to combine huge disparate datasets and be able to...
Knowledge Sharing for Healthcare and Medicine in Developing Countries: Opportunities, Issues, and Experiences
Kgomotso Hildegard Moahi, Kelvin J. Bwalya. © 2017. 18 pages.
Knowledge sharing has always been used as a platform for cross-pollination of ideas and innovations in a bid to improve and enhance performance thereby increasing competitiveness...
E-Government Development in Botswana: The Role of Libraries
Kgomotso Hildegard Moahi. © 2016. 19 pages.
Botswana is in the process of developing and implementing e-Government for its population in an effort to enhance and improve service delivery. In order to achieve that, a...
Digital Access and E-Government: Perspectives from Developing and Emerging Countries
Peter Mazebe II Mothataesi Sebina, Kgomotso Hildegard Moahi, Kelvin Joseph Bwalya. © 2014. 356 pages.
Access to government information faces many roadblocks in developing and emerging economies due to lack of appropriate legal frameworks and other requisite information laws....
E-Government Development in Botswana: The Role of Libraries
Kgomotso Hildegard Moahi. © 2014. 18 pages.
Botswana is in the process of developing and implementing e-Government for its population in an effort to enhance and improve service delivery. In order to achieve that, a...