Pinky Mahlangu (current, since 2011 – PhD, Public Health)
PhD title: A multi- level and multi-sectoral governance response to health and development challenges: a case of HIV and AIDS in urban informal settlements.
Supervisors: Jo Vearey, ACMS and Dr. Liz Thomas, University of Fort Hare
Pinky Mahhlangu is a Senior Scientist and has a Masters in Development Planning. She is employed by the Medical Research Council and currently working on a PhD which is a policy analysis study that explores the multi-sectorial and multi-level response to HIV and AIDS in South Africa. Her research interests are in public health, health governance, and integrated development planning, urban HIV and policy analysis. Her current work involves integration of equity considerations such as gender, disability and HIV in public policy, urban health research on HIV and AIDS, intersectoral action on health and development issues and social determinants of health.