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16th PHASA Conference

The Sixteenth Annual Public Health Conference is being hosted in the City of Tshwane by School of Health Systems and Public Health (SHSPH), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, with co-sponsors and supporters. School will be celebrating its 21st Birthday showcasing 21 years of public health research, leadership, teaching and learning and community engagement.

 A lot of people contribute to the smooth organization and running of our Global Symposia! We’d like to extend our thanks to the following people for their dedication to ensuring the Sixth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research is engaging, stimulating and well-executed.

Committees

  • Oversight Committee

  • Scientific Committee

  • Local Organising Committee

Surname Workplace
Dr Moeketsi Modisenyane (Chairperson) National Department of Health 
Dr Harsha Somaroo University of the Witwatersrand
Prof Vera Scott University of Western Cape (extraordinary position)
Dr Natisha Dukhi Human Science Research Council
Dr Alfred Thutloa South African Medical Research Council
Mr Tiaan Eksteen University of Pretoria 
Dr Saiendhra Moodley University of Pretoria 
Ms Mandy Salomo South African Medical Research Council
Kefiloe Masemola  South African Medical Research Council
Mr Deon Salomo South African Medical Research Council
Title Full name Workplace
Dr Harsha Somaroo (Chairperson) University of the Witwatersrand
Dr Astrid Turner University of Pretoria 
Mr Tawande Chivese Qatar University
Dr Courage Macduff Khoza University of the Witwatersrand
Dr Thameshree Naidu Independent consultant 
Dr Joyce Shirinde University of Pretoria 
Prof Vera Scott University of Western Cape (extraordinary position)
Prof Stephen Hendricks Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University
Dr Flavia Senkubuge University of Pretoria 
Title Full name Workplace
Mr Tiaan Eksteen (Chairperson)  University of Pretoria 
Ms Mmane Boikanyo  University of Pretoria 
Mrs Hildah Kilani  University of Pretoria 
Mrs Jo-Anne Koch  University of Pretoria 
Dr Taneshka Kruger  University of Pretoria 
Mr Lesiba Mpati  University of Pretoria 
Dr Patrick Ngassa-Piotie  University of Pretoria 
Dr Patrick Sean University of Pretoria 
Mrs Mandy Salomo South African Medical Research Council
PHASA
University of Pretoria
South African Medical Research Council