Dr Phiwe Nota HEARD Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellow , 

South Africa


Research Focus

Phiwe Nota is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Health Economics and HIV and AIDS Research Division (HEARD) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. She is an emerging researcher with interests in Public Health Communications, her research interests have been specific to adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) and health, particularly on HIV prevention technologies for young women. Nota has worked on qualitative studies, these include exploring women’s preferences of HIV prevention technologies, and the development of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials. She has also worked for and with several organisations; FHI360, CAPRISA and UNFPA.

Research Groups

  • Health Economics and HIV and AIDS Division (HEARD)


  • An exploration of the social-cultural factors that influence oral pre-exposure prophylaxis uptake and integration into Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare services for young women in KwaZulu-Natal.


  • Postdoctoral Fellow

Global goals

Target 3.3
Target 3.7
Target 3.D

Professional Organisations



  • South Africa

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