Dr Musa Mabaso

DEPARTMENT: Social Aspects of Public Health (SAPH)
TELEPHONE: 031 242 5608
EMAIL: mmabaso@hsrc.ac.za

Dr Musawenkosi Mabaso is a Chief Research Specialist in the in the HIV/AIDS, STIs and TB (HAST) programme. He holds an MSc in Medical Parasitology from the University of Natal, and obtained a PHD in Epidemiology from the University of Basel, Switzerland.

Before joining the HSRC in April 2010, he was a specialist scientist at the South African Medical Research Council. His scientific domain include epidemiology, biostatistics, and public Health. His primary research field is infectious disease epidemiology. His current research focus is social epidemiology of HIV with a focus on HIV and associated risk behaviours.

He is currently involved in multidisciplinary research employing mixed method approach using both qualitative and quantitative analysis. His key responsibilities involved providing epidemiological support in the design, implementation, analysis and interpretation of large and small-scale survey data and preparation of strategic information reports. Other research interests include HIV co-infections with TB, malaria and other neglected tropical infections, Climate change and human health.

Dr Mabaso's publication record spans the authoring and co-authoring of several articles in peer reviewed journals, conference papers and research reports.

Recent

Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) study: Mapping and Characterization of Male Sex Partners (MSPs) of Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa.

Study aim The aim of this study is to map men???s sexual behaviours from the perspective of their female sex partners. We aim to ascertain whether and....

Study on the Quality of Adolescent Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Services in South Africa

The primary aim of this study is to conduct an indeptqualitative and quantitative research methodologies in order to gain a better understanding of ....

Technical and financial support for the additional analysis of HSRC's HIV/AIDS population-based survey datasets and assistance with setting up of a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) unit of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC)

Project Framework Narrative There are three main sub-objectives as follows; 1.1 HIV incidence estimation ??? comparison of multiple methods Methods to....