Working to Advance
Health Equity in Africa

Samantha Chareka

  • PhD Student

Area of interest: Adolescent sexual reproductive rights, quality of care, healthcare quality improvement, health research ethics, and healthcare utilisation.

Samantha graduated from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal with a Masters of Social Science in Health Research Ethics in 2016. Prior to beginning the PhD program, she was a research fellow at CAPRISA and a research intern at HEARD. This work sparked her interest in adolescent sexual reproductive healthcare.

Research outputs


Poku, N.K., Strauss, M., Crankshaw, T.L. and Chareka, S. (2023). SRHR in East and Southern Africa HEARD Report