Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, York University, Assistant Professor

Amrita Daftary is Assistant Professor at the School of Global Health and Dahdaleh Institute of Global Health Research at York University. She applies social science methods and frameworks to study TB stigma and treatment adherence, particularly in the contexts of TB-HIV co-morbidity and drug resistant TB. She contributes to the design and evaluation of complex interventions in South Africa and India where her work helps to inform equity and person oriented approaches to TB care. She is also involved in several global activities.

Amrita holds adjunct appointments at the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa at University of KwaZulu-Natal and Dalla Lana School of Public Health at University of Toronto. She also works closely with a number of public health, multilateral, community organizations and TB advocacy groups.


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To commemorate World TB Day 2021, Amrita Daftary will deliver a seminar to share news about a global initiative launched with funding from the Dahdaleh Institute to connect social science TB scholars, learners [ ... ]
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