Working to Advance
Health Equity in Africa

Joyce Mlay

  • 2020 PhD Student
  • Country of Origin: Tanzania

Area of interest: Epidemiology; Community Health; HIV; Reproductive Health; and Malaria.

Joyce obtained her Master of Science in Tropical Disease Control (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) from Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences in Tanzania. Ms Mlay has previously worked as an Assistant Lecturer at Hubert Kairuki Memorial University in Tanzania. Joyce is registered as a PhD student in the School of Nursing and Public Health at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Her PhD research will focus on the implications of home delivery for prevention of mother to child HIV transmission in Tanzania. Once Joyce graduates she plans to return to Tanzania to assist in capacity building through postgraduate teaching.