Department of Social Work

Dr Lekganyane

College of Human Sciences
School of Social Sciences
Department: Social Work
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 4444


  • Certificate HIV/AIDS Care & Counselling, 2002, Unisa
  • BA (Social Science), 2006, Unisa
  • MA (Social Behaviour Studies in HIV), 2010, Unisa
  • DPhill (Social Work), 2017, Unisa

Fields of academic interests

  • Social aspects of HIV/AIDS
  • Orphans & Vulnerable Children
  • Gender studies
  • Qualitative Research process

Field of Specialisation

  • Social Group Work
  • Social work fields of practice
  • Orphans and Vulnerable groups
  • Qualitative Research


Journal articles

  • Dealing With HIV-Related Stigma: A Qualitative Study of Women Outpatients From the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital
  • HIV and AIDS-related Courtesy Stigma: South African Caregivers’ Experiences and Coping Strategies

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Social Worker, (Department of Social Development, 2006-2008);
  • Senior Social Worker (Dept of Social Development)
  • Senior Social Worker (City of Tshwane Metro Municipality)