Rachel Yorlets

Predoctoral Trainee in Public Health
Rachel Yorlets

Rachel’s work evaluates social determinants of infectious diseases. Her ongoing research investigates sociodemographic characteristics and health care utilisation patterns among persons living with HIV in a cohort of circular migrants in northeast South Africa. She is interested in understanding the largely unknown impact of migration patterns on HIV status and care, with the ultimate goal of informing migrant-relevant health policy. 

Scholarly Interests

Immigration, Social determinants of HIV/TB, Health disparities, South Africa