Prof. Sibusiso Wonderboy Sifunda

DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Capabilities (HSC)
TELEPHONE: 012 302 2808
EMAIL: ssifunda@hsrc.ac.za

Sibusiso Sifunda, PhD, MPH, is a Chief Research Specialist in the HIV/AIDS, STIs and TB (HAST) research programme of the Human Science Research Council, Pretoria. He also holds an appointment as an Honorary Professor at Walter Sisulu University. Prior to joining the HSRC Prof Sifunda was a Chief Specialist Scientist at the Medical Research Council of South Africa (MRC). He obtained his MPH in Epidemiology and Biostatics, from the University of Cape Town in 2001 and later completed a PhD in Public Health from the Universiteit Maastricht, the Netherlands in 2005. He has worked as a public health researcher in various projects in HIV/AIDS, STIs, TB, Epidemiology, Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences including large-scale surveys such as the YRBS and community based interventions. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers, books, book chapters and several conference presentations.

Recent

Capacity building for HSC by Prof Sibusiso Sifunda

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

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....