Dorina Onoya, PhD

For an interconnected railway in the DRC

Dorina Onoya, PhD


Dorina is an epidemiologist with over 17 years of experience in HIV prevention,
surveillance and HIV program evaluation research. She holds a Bachelor of Science
Honours in Medical Biochemistry from the University of the Witwatersrand (South
Africa) and a Master in Epidemiology from the University of Cape Town (South Africa)
and a PhD in Public Health from Maastricht University (Netherlands). In 2010 she
joined the Human Sciences Research Council as an epidemiologist focused on the
implementation the National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behavior Survey (2012)
as well as the South African National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2012).
She is currently a Principal Researcher at the Health Economic and Epidemiology
Research Office of the University of the Witwatersrand where she lead studies focused
on addressing barriers to the efficient transition through the antiretroviral therapy
(ART) cascade and examining ART outcomes among adults and pediatric populations.
Dorina is presently in charge of the project implementation commission for the project
Ndjandja.