Nkgomeleng Lekodeba [Researcher - Health Economics]

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Nkgomeleng Lekodeba

Nkgomeleng Lekodeba joined HE2RO in August 2016 as a Research study interviewer working at the study sites in North West province at Bojanala district. He was then promoted to Research Assistant in May 2018, then to Associate Researcher in April 2020, and Researcher in March 2022. He holds an undergraduate bachelor of commerce degree in Economics from the University of Limpopo, a bachelor of commerce honours (economics) from the University of South Africa, a certificate in Statistics for research and design from the University of Witwatersrand, and currently studying Masters of Public Health (health economics) at the University of Witwatersrand. Prior to joining HE2RO, Nkgomeleng worked as an intern at Human Sciences Research Council under the National Research Foundation (NRF) internship programme. He is currently involved in the research projects related to Alternative models of ART delivery: Optimizing the benefits (AMBIT), the Cost and Outcomes of Private Primary Health Care Delivery Models in South Africa, and the Cost-effectiveness and optimal resource allocation of Rapid Antigen Diagnostics using simulation modelling (RADx-sim) – a covid-19 self-test study.

Projects

  • AMBIT: Alternative Models of ART Delivery – Optimizing the Benefits

    AMBIT is a 2.5-year research and evaluation project in sub-Saharan Africa supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and implemented by the Boston University School of Public Health in the U.S., the Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HE2RO) in South Africa, and other local partners. The project, launched in September 2018, will include data synthesis, data collection, data analysis, and modeling activities aimed at generating information for near- and long-term 

Publications