Ms Cynthia Paka

Dip Gen Nursing & Midwifery (College of Nursing), Dip PaedNursSc (Cecilia Makiwane Nursing College)

Research Coordinator (DPP)

Cynthia Paka is community liaison for the diabetes prevention programme-Sivile Senza-Lifestyle Africa programme.

Cynthia studied nursing at Livingstone Hospital, followed by a Diploma in Paediatric Nursing Science at Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in the Eastern Cape. She continued to work mostly in paediatrics as a professional nurse, until she retired in 2000. Since then Cynthia has been working in communities with the SACLA Health Project.