Working to Advance
Health Equity in Africa

Emma Lansdell

  • Research Fellow (Data Manager)

Emma received her Master of Commerce in Economics from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal in South Africa. Her thesis examined the Effectiveness of Government Spending on Education. Since she joined HEARD, she has been involved in a number of projects covering topics including; Health Care Expenditure, HIV, TB, Sex Workers, Truck Drivers, Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision, Gender Based Violence, Comprehensive Sexual Education, Menstrual Hygiene, Health Care Workers, Intersectional Stigma, Men who have Sex with Men, Transgender, and COVID-19,. She manages data collection on projects, specialising in collecting data online. Her research interests include topics in health, education & government policy.

Research outputs

Journal article

George, G. Nota, P. Strauss, M. Lansdell, E. Peters, R. Brysiewicz, P. Nadesan‐Reddy, N, Wassenaar, D. 2023. Understanding COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Among Healthcare Workers in South Africa. Vaccines, 11, 414.

George, G. Strauss , M. Lansdell, E. Nadesan-Reddy, N. Moroe, N. Reddy, T. Eshun-Wilsonova, I. Moshabela, M. 2022. South African University Staff and Students’ Perspectives, Preferences, and Drivers of Hesitancy Regarding COVID-19 Vaccines: A Multi-Methods Study. Vaccines.,10(8), 1250.

Strauss M., George G., Lansdell E., Mantell JE., Govender K., Romo M., Odhiambo J., Mwai E., Nyaga EN and Kelvin EA (2018) HIV Testing Preferences Among Long Distance Truck Drivers in Kenya: A Discrete Choice Experiment AIDS Care, 30(1), pp72-80, doi: 10.1080/09540121.2017.1367086

Research Brief

George, Gavin, Phiwe Babalo Nota, Michael Strauss, Emma Lansdell, Remco Peters, Petra Brysiewicz, Nisha Nadesan-Reddy, and Douglas Wassenaar. Examining Healthcare Workers' Willingness to Promote COVID- 19 Vaccines in South Africa. Issue Brief 2 (May 2023). HEARD, DRILL and FDP.

George, Gavin, Phiwe Babalo Nota, Michael Strauss, Emma Lansdell, Remco Peters, Petra Brysiewicz, Nisha Nadesan-Reddy, and Douglas Wassenaar. Understanding COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Among Healthcare Workers in South Africa. Issue Brief (May 2023). HEARD, DRILL and FPD