Dr Dumani Kula has an MBChB and a Master’s degree in Business Administration, and offers 17 years of professional experience spanning the public and private sectors, local and international enterprises, as well as clinical and executive management roles. Currently serving as Deputy CEO at Clinix Health Group, Dr Kula was formerly the senior executive overseeing health expenditure at Discovery Health. Leading a team of doctors, pharmacists, nurses, actuaries, statisticians and other allied health professionals, he was responsible for provider contracting, the managed care strategy, clinical policy and health economics, risk intelligence, and business intelligence. Dr Kula serves on the boards of the Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre, Montrose Primary School, and Kingdom Development Initiative, and is an author and motivational speaker.
Mr Shadrack (Shad) K Mapetla is the founding shareholder and chairperson of Biotech Laboratories, the first black-owned and run pharmaceutical manufacturer in South Africa. His involvement in the pharmaceutical industry covers a number of years at a senior level for Aspen Pharmacare (as Chief Executive and Director: Corporate Affairs), Lesotho Pharma Corporation as Chief Executive and Boots Pharma in the UK. Mr Mapetla holds a number of qualifications which includes an MSc in Analytical Chemistry from the USA and a Drug Quality Assurance qualification from Stockholm in Sweden. He has held a number of directorships and is the current Executive Chair of Forever Afrika, the founding company of Biotech Laboratories.
Ms Mandisa Hela is a pharmacist. She holds an MPH from the University of Hawaii and a post graduate diploma in Health Management from the University of Cape Town. She retired as Registrar of the Medicines Control Council. She has extensive experience in pharmaceutical policy, having worked at both provincial and national levels. She has vast experience in and medicines regulation. She is currently a member of the Medicines Control Council.
Ms Francisca Teressa Duduzile Nzama (commonly known as Zethu), holds a BA in Law from the University of Cape Town and an LLB from the former University of Natal, and has gained 13 years’ experience as an admitted attorney. She is Executive Director of FZ Nzama Attorneys.
Lalita Harie, also known as Gita Harie, has an illustrious career spanning over 40 years in the mental health field, almost 20 years of which was as the Executive Director of one of the largest mental health NGOs in the country. Lalita Harie has a wealth of experience in strategy, people development, operational management, community development, governance, and service delivery. Her formal qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work, an Honours degree in Social Science (Psychology), as well as a host of courses in areas of leadership and governance. At a personal level, she has been the recipient of numerous recognition awards and acknowledgements, including being selected on 2 occasions by the United States Department of State, for Mental Health Programmes on their International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP), the second of which was as an IVLP Gold Star Alumni Participant. She h
Professor Maswime is an associate Professor and the Head Global Surgery at the University of Cape Town, an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, and the President of the South African Clinician Scientists Society. She is a former research fellow at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and former lecturer at the Wits University. She is a Next Einstein Fellow and a World Economic Forum Young Scientist. Salome Maswime is originally from Botlokwa, Limpopo province, South Africa. After qualifying as a medical doctor at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Prof Maswime specialised as an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, and completed an MMED and PhD degree in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Her PhD was funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. She has worked in various hospitals in South Africa, including the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Soweto. Her research interests are glo
Mr Leo Deodutt has a Bachelor's degree in Accountancy, and a Master's degree in Taxation (UDW), and is currently finalising his DBA at UKZN's Graduate School of Business and Leadership. He is a Senior Lecturer based at UKZN's School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, where he is response for the Financial Planning Institute (FPI) accredited programmes. His focus areas includes investments, portfolio construction, taxation and audit and risk management. He is the former acting Head of Internal Audit (UDW) and is currently serving as the Chairman of the UKZN Provident Fund and the Chairman of the UKZN Pension and Provident Fund's Investment committee. He is an active researcher, having successfully supervised many Master's students, and is published in High Impact Journals in the discipline of finance and listed company b
Dr Themba Moeti is the current Chief Executive Officer of Health Systems Trust. He serves as a member of the Advisory Board for the University of the Witwatersrand Centre for Rural Health, and of the National HIV Think Tank co-ordinated by the National Department of Health. Dr Moeti has previously served as a member of the Task Team for the Global Health Thematic Consultation on Health in the post-2015 Development Agenda.
Dr Themba Moeti is the current Chief Executive Officer of Health Systems Trust. He serves as a member of the Advisory Board for the University of the Witwatersrand Centre for Rural Hea...
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