3. Lungi Tsolekile

Dr Lungiswa Tsolekile

BSc (Hons) (Dietetics), MPH (UWC), PhD (UWC)

Senior Lecturer
E: ltsolekile@uwc.ac.za

Lungiswa Tsolekile is a dietician who has been involved in research on chronic poverty.

Her main research interests are in the primary prevention and control chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and obesity adults and children.. She has worked with community health workers (CHWs) in promoting healthy lifestyles for prevention of chronic NCDs, as well exploring the use of motivational interviewing by CHWs to change the eating behaviours of community members. She has also been involved in the global Prospective Urban and Rural Epidemiological study.  Lungi was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2020.