Jabulani Ncayiyana

Dr Jabulani Ncayiyana
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
School of Public Health and Family Medicine


Tel: 021 650 3555







Jabulani Ncayiyana is an epidemiologist with research interests in infectious diseases, child and adolescent health, spatial epidemiology and implementation science.


A. van Rie, N. West, SR. Schwartz, L. Mutunga, CF. Hanrahan, JR Ncayiyana, J. Bassett. The unmet needs and public health priorities of the urban poor - generating the evidence-base for urban community health worker programs in South Africa. South African Medical Journal (2018). 108(9), 734-740

E. Walters, L. Scott, P. Nabeta, A Demers, G Reubenson, C Bosch, A David, M van der Zalm, J Havumaki, M Palmer, AC Hesseling, JR Ncayiyana, W Stevens, D Alland, C Denkinger, P Banada. Molecular detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from stool in young children using a novel centrifugation-free processing method. Journal of Clinical Microbiology (2018)

 AA. Abaerei, JR. Ncayiyana, J. Levin. Health care seeking behaviour and associated factors in Gauteng province, South Africa. Global Health Action (2017): 10(1):1305765

JR. Ncayiyana, J. Bassett, N. West, E. Musenge, M. Emch, D. Westreich, A. Pettifor, CF. Hanrahan, SR. Schwartz, I. Sanne, A. van Rie. Prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection and predictive factors in an urban informal settlement in Johannesburg, South Africa: a cross-sectional study. BMC Infectious Diseases (2016) 16: 660

T. Umanah, JR. Ncayiyana, P. Nyasulu. Predictors of cure among HIV co-infected multidrug-resistant TB patients at Sizwe Tropical Disease Hospital Johannesburg, South Africa. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (2015) 109: 340-348

T. Umanah, JR Ncayiyana, X. Padanilam, P. Nyasulu. Treatment outcomes in multidrug resistant tuberculosis-human immunodeficiency virus Co-infected patients on anti-retroviral therapy at Sizwe Tropical Disease Hospital Johannesburg, South Africa. BMC Infectious Disease. (2015) 15: 1-13