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Myrna van Pinxteren

Research Coordinator iALARM study, University of Cape Town

Dr Myrna van Pinxteren is a Research Coordinator in the division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Public Health at the University of Cape Town. Myrna is currently conducting research in the iALARM (Using Information to Align Services and Link and Retain Men in the HIV Cascade) project, focusing on improving the use of health care information among health care actors in the Klipfontein District in Cape Town. As a qualified journalist and anthropologist, Myrna’s research interests are focused around communication (technology) within the health system and the practical use of medical anthropology in everyday life.


  • 2018–present
    Research coordinator, University of Cape Town