Dr Mbali Mhlongo


Dr Mbali Mhlongo







Howard College

Research Interests

Community health, wellness/EAP, HIV/AIDS/ARVs



 Biosketch  Dr Mbali Mhlongo is a lecturer in the Discipline of Nursing. She holds the following qualifications: BCur Eet A (UNIZUL), MCur (UKZN), PhD (WITS), Human Resource Management (UNISA);  AHMP(FPD& Yale University). Dr Mhlongo advanced her career through a number of bursaries including the Robert Niven Trust and the Public Service Commission. She completed her  PhD through the Ford Foundation International programme and she is also a recipient of the Advanced Health Management Programme scholarship from the Foundation for Professional Development

She has worked for the following organizations:

King Edward V111 Hospital (professional nurse); Montebello Nursing School (Nurse Educator); Amatikulu PHC Centre (Trainer); University of Zululand (Lecturer); Africa Centre for Health and Population studies (Training manager); Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit, a Wits Health Consortium (Project Coordinator); UKZN Nelson Mandela School of Medicine (Project  manager);the Road Accident Fund (Employee Wellness Specialist & Post Claims Settlement Manager) and at DUT (Lecturer)

 Professional Positions & Awards

  • Member of the Ford Foundation International Fellowship Program Alumni Association
  • Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Specialist member of the South African Institute of Health Care Managers
 Publications Presentations at Scientific Meetings

E.M Mhlongo (nee’Dube-Nxumalo), M.Begsinska, B. Kunene, N.Mosery, J. Chege: Challenges to the train the trainer cascading training approach in under resourced areas: 10thReproductive Health Priorities Conference, Johannesburg.  14-17 October 2003

E.M Mhlongo (nee’Dube-Nxumalo), B. Kunene, M.Beksinska: Assessing the feasibility and Acceptability of Rapid Syphilis testing in Antenatal care: 11thReproductive Health Priorities Conference, Sun City, 5-8 October 2004

E.M Mhlongo (nee’Dube-Nxumalo), Dr A. Minnaar: An Exploration of the Experiences of Clients on Antiretroviral therapy and their Health Care Providers in Kwa Zulu Natal:  4thPHASA Conference, Cape Town, 2-4 June 2008

Dr. E.M.Mhlongo, Prof. J. Bruce: An Exploration of the Experiences of Clients on Antiretroviral therapy and their Health Care Providers in Kwa Zulu Natal: 6th SAHARA Conference, Port Elizabeth, 28th November to 2 December 2011

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