Public Health Conference Agenda

Theme: Improving local health by employing global initiatives

28 - 29 May 2019

CHAIR:

  • Dr André Rose, President, Public Health Association of South Africa, Bloemfontein, South Africa

COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

  • Dr Atiya Mosam, Associate Lecturer, Community Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Prof Felicity Burt, Prof/Medical Scientist, SARChI Vector borne and zoonotic diseases, Division of Virology, National Health Laboratory Service and University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • James Irlam, Chair, CEH SIG, Deputy Director, Primary Health Care Directorate, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  • James van Duuren, President: Health, SHAWCO, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Kesentseng Jackson Mahlaba, Junior Lecturer, Sefako Makgatho Health Science University, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Dr Spo Kgalamono, Head: Occupational Medicine Section, Senior lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand, National Institute of Occupational Health, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa

SPEAKERS:

  • Prof Barend Erasmus, Exxaro Chair, Global Change and Sustainability Research, Director, Global Change Institute (GCI), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Boikhutso Maubane, Psychologist, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Colleen Davis, Executive Coach, Vuselela Davis, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Dr Daniel Ankrah, Pharmacy Department, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana
  • Dr Deborah Mattheus, Assistant Professor School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA 
  • Dr Desmond dSa, Coordinator, South Durban Community Environmental Alliance, groundWork, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Dr Ishaaq Datay, Senior Lecturer and Specialist Physician, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Dr Jacqueline Weyer, Medical Scientist, Centre for Emerging Zoonotic and Parasitic Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Mia Malan, Executive Director and Editor: Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism, Mail & Guardian, Johannesburg Area, South Africa
  • Mhlengi Magubane, Researcher, Cardiovascular Lab Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Dr Ombeva O. Malande, Vaccinologist and Sub-Specialist (Paediatric Infectious Diseases), Lecturer, Makerere and Egerton University, Director, East Africa Centre for Vaccines and Immunization (ECAVI), Kampala, Kenya
  • Dr Ruwayda Petrus, Senior Lecturer, School of Applied Human Sciences, College of Humanities, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
  • Dr Sophia Kisting, Occupational Medicine Specialist, Executive Director, National Institute for Occupational Health, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Thomas Mnguni, Community Activist, groundWork, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Prof Usuf Chikte, Executive Head: Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC), University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa