Dr. Hazel Bradley

Position: Senior Researcher - School of Public Health (SOPH), University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Categories: PV Speakers 2023

She is a senior researcher at the School of Public Health (SOPH), University of the Western Cape, South Africa. Hazel led the establishment of the area of specialisation in Pharmaceutical Public Health at the School, in collaboration with other colleagues from SOPH, the School of Pharmacy at UWC and Dr Raffaella Ravinetto, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp. This developing area of specialisation includes short courses, online modules and a research portfolio.


Hazel’s research interests include pharmaceutical human resources, using systems approaches to improve medicines quality, use and supply, and pharmaceutical public health education. She supervises several PhD and masters’ students in South Africa and other sub-Saharan countries. Hazel has contributed to several global reports for the International Pharmacy Federation (FIP) and the World Health Organisation and has provided academic support to Master’s and short courses for the University of Rwanda’s EAC Regional Centre of Excellence in Vaccines, Immunisation and Health Supply Chain Management and the Pan-American Health Organisation. She currently leads an EDCTP project (EU-funded) on Strengthening Pharmacovigilance and Regulatory Capacities in four Southern African countries (SPaRCS) and a project funded by Wellcome and the International Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance Solutions (ICARS) to develop Guidelines for Tackling AMR using Responsive Dialogues in LMICS.