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Prof Shisana Baloyi



About Prof Shisana Baloyi 

Professor, Chair and Academic Head(O&G) at UFS, BLOEMFONTEIN.
Revolutionary activist fighting injustices in the training of medical practioners and specialist in South Africa. An all rounder, studied in MEDUNSA, UNISA, REGENESIS, INDIA, UP, LIVERPOOL, CHINA, SPAIN AND SMU. EDITOR(O&G) FORUM.

Dr Nozipho Jaxa



About Dr Nozipho Jaxa

Dr Nozipho Jaxa is a Medical Doctor employed by the Eastern Cape Department of Health as Senior Manager responsible for all Clinical Trainings in the province. She is a Medunsa graduate with an Advanced Management Program Certificate from Manchester University through the Foundation for Professional Development and a Post Graduate Diploma through a partnership between Harvard and the University of Pretoria

Dr Tumelo Phefo

Vice Chairperson and Executive Director


About Dr Tumelo Phefo

Dr Tumelo Phefo is a Medical Doctor and Entrepreneur.He qualified with an MBcHB  from Medunsa in 2000 .He still practices in the private and public health sector.He served as the Vice Chairperson of the Board of Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital and was also part of the Black Management Forum Management Committee of the Johannesburg Branch.

Mandla Madlopha

Projects and Corporate Relations


About Mandla Madlopha

Business development consultant, community health advocate and social entrepreneur. Obtained a number of qualifications in science, health & HIVAIDS management and health professional education.
Also studied in number institutions in different business qualifications, Pr Brand Strategy & Product Management ( Wits), Pr Bus Communication ( Unisa), PR Entrepreneurship & Business Mngmnt ( Unisa), HR Management ( UP) and Advanced Marketing ( Rau).
Presently sitting in number of companies as director, jury of executive opinion and curriculum development specialist.
A community builder award, business award winner and performance achievement define my passion for change, social justice and total economic freedom.

Prof Thifheli Luvhengo



About Prof Thifheli Luvhengo

Dr. Thifheli Luvhengo, General Surgeon and Clinical Head of Department of Surgery at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital.

Sma Msane



About Sma Msane (MBChB) HIV Man (SA)


Lapale Moipolai


About Lapale Moipolai

is a co-opted member of the founding committee. An anaesthesiologist in private practice in Johannesburg and a pro bono tutor/consultant. Previously Head of Clinical Unit Anaesthesiology; Clinical Services, at Steve Biko Academic Hospital

Ms Joyce Ngobeni

Public Representative and Mobilization


About Ms Joyce Ngobeni 


Dr Pele Mojapelo


About Dr Pele Mojapelo

Prof Lawrence Chauke

Leadership Member


About Prof Lawrence Chauke

Obstetrician and Gynaecologist , board certified Maternal and Fetal Medicine Specialist , Medical Educator and social activist. Hold qualifications in Clinical Medicine, Medical education and Theology. Studied at UCT, UP, University of Liverpool(UK) and University of Lancaster(UK). Former lecturer at UP . Current Clinical Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital.


Dr Mikateko Shisana


About Dr Mikateko Shisana