Laurette Mhlanga, PhD

Consolidoc Fellow

Research theme: Measuring Infection and Disease

Dr Laurette Mhlanga is Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Northwestern University she is part of the Malaria Modelling Team at Feinberg School of Medicine in the Department of Preventive Medicine. Laurette is currently leading a project on modelling malaria in urban Nigeria. Laurette is also a research associate at SACEMA and is collaboratively working with SACEMA on compiling publications from her PhD thesis and some COVID related projects namely the blood donor seroprevalence study and wastewater surveillance study.

Recent publications

Cable R, Coleman C, Glatt T, Grebe E, Mhlanga L, Nyano C, Pieterson N, Swanevelder R, Swarts A, Sykes W, van den Berg K, Vermeulen M, Welte A (2022) Estimates of prevalence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among blood donors in eight provinces of South Africa in November 2021 doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-1359658/v1

Mhlanga L, Grebe E, Welte A (2021) Smoothing age/time structure of HIV prevalence, for optimal use in synthetic cohort based incidence estimation doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-959136/v1

Mhlanga L, Vermeulen M, Grebe E, Welte A (2021) SARS CoV 2 Infection Fatality Rate Estimates for South Africa doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-707813/v2

Sykes W, Mhlanga L, Swanevelder R, Glatt TN, Grebe E, Coleman C, Pieterson N, Cable R, Welte A, van den Berg K, Vermeulen M (2021) Prevalence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among blood donors in Northern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, and Free State provinces of South Africa in January 2021 doi: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-233375/v1. Preprint

DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis