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Dr Vuyelwa Mehlomakhulu
Senior Research Manager

Dr Vuyelwa Mehlomakulu received her Masters in Public Health degree and PhD in Psychiatry and Mental Health from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She is a behavioural scientist with an interest in social aspects of health. Dr Mehlomakulu spent many years primarily conducting research on the social aspects of STIs and HIV/AIDS, including second-generation HIV surveillance, stigma, discrimination, and determinants of HIV infection. She has also been involved in TB/MDR TB-related research, including TB adherence and treatment interventions. She continues to do work in the social aspects of health with the Human Sciences Research Council as a senior researcher in the Health and Wellness Division.