Ameena Goga

Ameena Goga is a researcher at the South African Medical Research Council, and a paediatrician within the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Pretoria. She has a Masters degree in Mother and Child Health, a Masters degree in Epidemiology, a Certificate in Integrative Medicine, a PhD in Paediatrics, a Certificate in Paediatric Pulmonology and an MPhil in Paediatric Pulmonology. Between 2001 and 2005 she worked at the National Department of Health in policy and programmes. Her research focuses on eliminating vertical transmission of HIV, making breastfeeding safer for women living with HIV and improving mother and child health in the context of HIV.