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Dr Siphiwe Mndaweni appointed as the new OHSC CEO

OHSC CEO

The Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) wishes to announce the appointment of Dr. Siphiwe Mndaweni as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) as of October 2017.

 

Dr. Mndaweni’s career and leadership journey is imbued and manifest itself in a number of entities she worked for.

 

Her previous roles and positions include amongst others, Deputy Director-General: District Health Services, KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Health, Chief Director: Strategic Health Programmes, KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health; Chief of Party, URC USAID TB Programme and Deputy Chief of Party of the Right To Care EQUIP Programme.

 

Dr. Mndaweni’s professional accomplishments include amongst others, notable management of the overall implementation of the HIV, TB, Child and Maternal Health Programmes in KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Department of Health.  She also brings over a wealth of experience from public health policy and program implementation from several African countries she supported.

 

She holds a BA Degree in Biology from Knox College, Illinois, USA; Masters in Medical Science Microbiology from Medunsa; MBCHB from Medunsa; Management Development Couse for Healthcare Professionals from both Wits Business School and Duke University; Post Graduate Diploma in Health Systems Management and Executive Leadership from University of Pretoria.

 

Dr. Mndaweni’s commendable knowledge in public healthcare will contribute towards the OHSC accomplishing its mandate in ensuring quality and safety in both public and private healthcare establishments in South Africa.

 

Issued by the Office of Health Standards Compliance

For more information, please contact: Mr Ricardo Mahlakanya; Director: Communications and Stakeholder Relations; Tel: 012 339 8631; Email: rmahlakanya@ohsc.org.za