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Prof. Johannes John-Langba

Academic Leader of Research and Higher Degrees
University of KwaZulu-Natal

Brief Biography:

Johannes John-Langba, PhD., MPH is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social Development at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Dr. John-Langba holds a PhD in Social Work and a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in Behavioral and Community Health with a specialization in Maternal and Child Health from the University of Pittsburgh (USA). He also holds a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from Howard University (USA). He has have over ten years of progressively responsible professional work experience at national and international levels on issues related to HIV/AIDS, Sexual and Gender-based violence, Child Poverty, and psychosocial wellbeing.  


Academic positions:

Senior Lecturer, Department of Social Development


Research interests:

Social aspects of HIV and AIDS

Health and psychosocial wellbeing of displaced populations

Sexual and gender-based violence

Migration and Health


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