Dr Shandir Ramlagan

DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Capabilities (HSC)
TELEPHONE: 012 302 2635
EMAIL: sramlagan@hsrc.ac.za

Mr Shandir Ramlagan is a Research Specialist in the HIV/AIDS, STIs and TB research (HAST) unit. He obtained his master's in development studies from the University of Natal.

Before joining the HSRC, Mr Ramlagan worked as a researcher at Development Research Africa, where he was involved in questionnaire and methodology development, field management, as well as contributing to the research output.

Mr Ramlagan has experience in social science research, especially in the areas of qualitative research design and methodology, planning and management of surveys, and design of research instruments. His project experience includes work for organizations such as the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Nelson Mandela Children's Fund, the World Bank, Population Council, and various government departments.

His publication record spans progress reports, co-authored chapters for SIDA and the World Bank, literature reviews, co-authored peer-reviewed journal articles, conceptual and epidemiological models, and design questionnaires.


Supplement funding: Implemting comprehensive PMTCT & HIV prevention for South African couples

The evidence base for the use of ARVs to prevent mother to child transmission (PMTCT) to enhance infant and maternal health is extensive. In South Afr....