Ms Tanya Jacobs

BSocSc (UCT), Hons (Psych) (Rhodes), MPH (UWC)

Consultant / PhD (Countdown 2030 Project)

Tanya Jacobs joined the SOPH in May 2017 as a consultant to the Partnership for Health Leadership and Management (PAHLM) project, a collaboration between the universities of the Western Cape and Cape Town and the city and provincial Health departments.

As such, she facilitates Action Learning Sets with participants from the Klipfontein Mitchell’s Plain and Northern Tygerberg sub-structures as well as teaches on the Management Strategies Course.

Between 2018 and 2019 Tanya was also a researcher in the Countdown 2030 team, a global initiative focussing on reproductive, maternal, newborn, adolescent and child health. Her focus is on adolescent health, including multi-sectoral adolescent collaboration, provision of sexual and reproductive health interventions in humanitarian settings, as well as an analysis of the global financing facility investment cases and project appraisal documentation. Tanya is currently a PhD candidate with the SOPH.

In the news

Between Rhetoric and Reality: Learnings From Youth Participation in the Adolescent and Youth Health Policy in South Africa

Staff inolved: Tanya Jacobs and Asha George

A scoping review of the determinants of foetal alcohol spectrum disorder in South Africa: an intersectional perspective

Democratic South Africa at 25 – a conceptual framework and narrative review of the social and structural determinants of adolescent health

Staff inolved: Tanya Jacobs and Asha George