Siyabonga Dlamini

Person

Siyabonga Dlamini

  

Siyabonga Dlamini

Telephone

031 260 4499

Email

DlaminiS24@ukzn.ac.za

Campus

Howard College

 

 

Designation

Lecturer

Research Interests

 Cancer Research, Epidemiology, Behaviour Change

 Bio sketch

Mr. Dlamini holds a Master of Public Health degree (MPH) and has worked in a number of projects, as a Researcher at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (Discipline of Public Health Medicine). He is highly experienced in the area of behaviour change, including development of HIV/AIDS and STI interventions focusing on prevention, and gender-based violence prevention. He has also been involved in programme evaluation studies in the province. He has also led research field teams and coordinated research studies. He is also a lecturer in the discipline at postgraduate level. Mr. Dlamini has authored and co-authored articles in peer-reviewed journals. He also coordinated one of the highly sought-after Research Capacity Initiative (SANPAD RCI) programmes in the country funded by the Dutch Foreign Ministry for a number of years until its closure in 2013. He was also part of the team that was working on the Hospital Management Mentorship Programme (Partnership between National Department of health, Italian Corporation, Wits University, and UKZN). Mr. Dlamini’s interests are on intervention development, epidemiology, research supervision, and teaching and learning in the field of public health. His recent work is being part of a team working in Multinational Lung Cancer Control Program (MLCCP). The MLCCP is a collaboration between four (4) countries (South Africa, Kingdom of eSwatini, Kenya, and Tanzania) in the prevention, treatment and control of lung cancer. This multimillion-rand project is currently in its second Phase, working on improving the clinical outcomes of lung cancer patients and establishing a population-based cancer registry in the province of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN).