Senior Lecturer, Department of Global Health, Stellenbosch University

Lungiswa Nkonki is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Stellenbosch who completed her PhD in Health Economics at the University of Bergen in 2012. Her doctoral dissertation title was: “Health systems challenges in South Africa: Effective and equitable delivery of interventions to improve infant feeding and reduce mother to child transmission of HIV”. Her research interests include economic evaluation of healthcare programmes, measuring inequality in health outcomes, and understanding the determinants of attrition/retention of lay health workers. Dr Nkonki has published a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals and has also worked as a specialist scientist at the Medical Research Council.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer, Department of Global Health, Stellenbosch University