Siyanai is a quantitative researcher with Mzantsi Wakho who recently finished an MPhil in Demography at the University of Cape Town under the Centre for Actuarial Research. He is currently a Data Analyst at the AIDS and Society Research Unit, focusing on quantitative analyses of the Mzantsi Wakho cohort data. He has been directly involved in the data cleaning process of the study data, the world’s largest cohort study of HIV-positive adolescents. His primary focus is the application of Advanced Statistical methodologies and Demographic techniques in Health Social Science. Together with Dr Elona Toska, they are currently conceptualizing a study on refining a symptom-based TB screening approach among HIV-positive adolescents in South Africa, which could have applications in primary healthcare provision and screening.