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Dr Reddy

University of the Western Cape & Human Sciences Research Council South Africa
South Africa


Dr. Reddy holds a PhD from Maastricht University (NL), MPH from the University of Massachusetts (USA) and BSc degree in Nursing from the University of Cape Town (SA). She has supervised more than 15 PhD students. She holds several prestigious awards for academic excellence. She has conducted research as a PI in maternal and child healthcare, NCDs, tobacco control, youth risk behaviours, etc., with grants from reputable funders such as the British MRC, Wellcome Trust, CDC, and NIH RO1 grants. She has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and has been serving as a reviewer for number of peer-reviewed journals. She has served on a number of national and international committees as a board member, including the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), McMaster University/Maastricht University Global Health Programme; and served on expert panels for the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Science of the USA (IOM), National Committee for Health Research, World Health Organization Health Promotion Glossary Reference Group, International Presidential AIDS Panel established by the President of South Africa, etc.

Research Interest

Associations between education, continuous professional development and provision of quality obstetric care during labour and neonatal care among nurses and midwives in South Africa

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