Staff Profiles

Prof. Esther Salang Seloilwe

Professor Esther Salang Seloilwe

Faculty of Health Sciences

School of Nursing

Associate Professor

Location: Block 244L/143
Phone: +267 355 2542
Email Prof. Esther Salang Seloilwe

PhD in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), University of California,San Francisco

Masters in Business Administration (MBA) University of Botswana;

Bachelor of Education in Nursing (B.Ed Nursing), University of Botswana and Swaziland,

Diploma General and Midwifery NHI Gaborone, BW

Technical Working Group Member for AFYA BORA Fellowship, a Global Health Fellowship established between nine universities four in Africa and four in the USA (University of Botswana, Makerere University in Uganda, Muhimbili University in Tanzania, University of Nairobi in Kenya, University of Boea in Cameroon and University of Pennsylvania, Johns Hopkins, University of California, San Francisco and University of Washington Seattle. 

University Service: Member of UB Senate, Faculty of Health Science Executive and School of Nursing quality assurance committee

Professional Affiliation: Member of Botswana Nurses Union, ECSACON, SANNAM, Sigma Theta Tau International (Tau Lambda Chapter at Large), serve as reviewer of International Council of Nursing Council abstracts for ICN 2021 in Abu Dhabi

Community engagement: Chair of University of Botswana Development Trust, Advisor of Selected Small business offering management skills, 

Community service: Member: Phakalane UCCSA  church health committee and choir chair, Mmadikolo SACCOS regulation committee

Currently collaborating with Portland Sate University implementing an NIH grant N0. R01HD094512

Professional Issues in Nursing

Theoretical Foundations in Nursing

Nursing Research 

Mental Health and psychiatric nursing 


Professional issues in nursing 

HIV and AIDS Prevention among adolescents and  their families

Family caregiving of Mentally ill populations


Mental health and Psychiatric nursing

Family and Community health issues

Professional issues in Nursing 

Vulnerable groups 


Current article

Masupe, T., Mashalla, Y., Seloilwe, E, Jibril, H. & Medhin, H. (2019). Integrated management of HIV/NCDs: knowledge, attitudes and practices of health care workers in Gaborone, Botswana. African Health Sciences, 19(3), 2312-2323. https//


Oduetse, O.K., Nkomo, B., Majingo, N., Mashalla, Y. & Seloilwe, E. (2019). Perceptions and attitudes towards acceptability of HIV self-testing among female sex workers in Selibe Phikwe, Botswana, African Journal of AIDS Research, 18:3, 192-197, DOI: 10.2989/16085906.2019.1638427

Sun, C., Seloilwe, E.S., Magowe, M., Dithole, K. & St Lawrence, J.S. (2019. Association of adolescent-parent reported relationship functioning with HIV sexual risk among adolescents in Botswana. AIDS and Behaviour . htttps//


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