Juliet Katoba

DELTAS Africa I Fellowship Recipient

University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Durban, South Africa


Accessibility of point-of-care diagnostics for prevention of vertical disease transmission in rural primary health care clinics in Zambia

Collaboration Interests
  • Bioethics
  • Evidence-synthesis
  • HIV and Infectious diseases
  • Implementation research
  • Mixed methods research
  • Point of care evaluations/implementations

Juliet Katoba is interested in applying qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods analytical skills in implementation research to measure processes and outcomes in projects related to HIV, TB and other infectious diseases, as well as other topics in global health including mental health, reducing non-communicable diseases such as cancers. Her expertise and experience varies and falls within several areas of public health science including implementation science, evidence-synthesis, and bioethics. Currently, she is working on an evidence-based project, focusing on implementation of point-of-care (POC) diagnostic services to improve delivery and access in rural primary healthcare settings of Zambia and other poor resource settings of sub- Saharan Africa. She holds a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Health Sciences from the University of Bergen in Bergen, Norway, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Zambia in Lusaka, Zambia.

SANTHE is an Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) flagship programme funded by the Science for Africa Foundation through the DELTAS Africa programme; the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Gilead Sciences Inc.; and the Ragon Institute of Mass General, MIT, and Harvard.