Ms. Lungiswa Tsolekile
  • Position: Lecturer
    Department: School of Public Health
    Faculty: Faculty of Community and Health
    Qualifications:     BSc (Hons) Dietetics (UWC), MPH (UWC)
    Fax: + 27 21 959 2872
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Lungiswa Tsolekile is a dietician and is currently registered as a PhD student. She has been involved in research on chronic poverty and her current focuses include childhood obesity and prevention and the control of chronic non-communicable diseases in adults. She has been working with community health workers in promoting healthy lifestyles for prevention of chronic diseases.

 

Publications

Libman, K., Freudenberg, N., Sanders, D., Puoane, T., & Tsolekile, L. (2015). The role of urban food policy in preventing diet-related non-communicable diseases in Cape Town and New York. Public health, 129(4), 327-335.

Thow AM, Sanders D, Drury E, Puoane T, Chowdhury SN, Tsolekile L, Negin J. Regional trade and the nutrition transition: opportunities to strengthen NCD prevention policy in the Southern African Development Community. Global Health Action 2015, 8: 28338 - http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v8.28338

Tsolekile, L. P., Abrahams-Gessel, S., & Puoane, T. (2015). Healthcare Professional Shortage and Task-Shifting to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease: Implications for Low-and Middle-Income Countries. Current cardiology reports, 17(12), 1-6.

Victoria Miller, Salim Yusuf, Clara K Chow, Mahshid Dehghan, Daniel J Corsi, Karen Lock, Barry Popkin, Sumathy Rangarajan, Rasha Khatib, Scott A Lear, Prem Mony, Manmeet Kaur, Viswanathan Mohan, Krishnapillai Vijayakumar, Rajeev Gupta, Annamarie Kruger, Lungiswa Tsolekile, Noushin Mohammadifard, Omar Rahman, Annika Rosengren, Alvaro Avezum, Andrés Orlandini, Noorhassim Ismail, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, Afzalhussein Yusufali, Kubilay Karsidag, Romaina Iqbal, Jephat Chifamba, Solange Martinez Oakley, Farnaza Ariffi n, Katarzyna Zatonska, Paul Poirier, Li Wei, Bo Jian, Chen Hui, Liu Xu, Bai Xiulin, Koon Teo, Andrew Mente. Availability, affordability, and consumption of fruits and vegetables in 18 countries across income levels: findings from the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study. www.thelancet.com/lancetgh Published online August 23, 2016 

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