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Prof. Tanya Doherty

B Nursing (UCT), MSc Nursing (UCT), MPH (Harvard), PhD (Uppsala)

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E: tanya.doherty@mrc.ac.za

Tanya Doherty has been an Extraordinary Professor in the SOPH since 2014.

She supervises Masters and PhD students and contributes to teaching at Summer and Winter school. Her main research focus areas are community-based interventions to improve maternal and child health and nutrition. She has led cluster-randomised trials, cohort studies and multi-country evaluations of health systems interventions across Africa and has published over 100 peer reviewed articles. Tanya holds a joint position with the SOPH and the South African Medical Research Council.

In the news

Stemming commercial milk formula marketing: now is the time for radical transformation to build resilience for breastfeeding

By: Tanya Doherty, Christiane Horwood, *Catherine Pereira-Kotze, Lisanne du Plessis, Chantell Witten

Maternity protection entitlements for non-standard workers in low-and-middle-income countries and potential implications for breastfeeding practices: a scoping review of research since 2000

By: *Catherine Pereira-Kotze, Alison Feeley, Tanya Doherty, Mieke Faber

Access to Maternity Protection and Potential Implications for Breastfeeding Practices of Domestic Workers in the Western Cape of South Africa

By: *Catherine Pereira-Kotze, Mieke Faber, Luke Kannemeyer, Tanya Doherty