Nelly Jinga [Researcher - Epidemiology]

Nelly Jinga

Nelly Jinga joined HE2RO in March 2016 as a Research Associate. She holds a Master’s degree in Demography from the University of Cape Town and a BSc (Hons) degree in Applied Mathematics. She has experience working for UN’s WFP focusing on the nutritional needs assessment of the HIV infected people, HIV research including HIV and Oncology clinical trials. She has authored and co-authored journal articles in BMC Health Services Research, PLOS ONE, AIDS Patient Care and STDs. She is currently involved in research on Understanding patterns of postpartum maternal mobility in relation to paediatric HIV diagnosis and linkage to HIV care in Gauteng Province, South Africa and TB cascade in the private sector in Gauteng province, South Africa. Her interest lies in maternal and child health and machine learning in healthcare.