Dr Ndiviwe Mphothulo
President & Chair
Dr Ndiviwe Mphothulo has been an HIV Clinician for the past 20 years. He holds MBChB, Diploma in HIV Management (SA), Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Business Leadership (MBL), and is currently a PhD candidate (Public Health) at University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Professor Yunus Moosa
Deputy President & Vice Chair
Professor Moosa is an Associate Professor, Chief Specialist and Head of the Department of Infectious Diseases at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. His work focuses on the care of inpatients and outpatients with complex infectious disease issues.
Dr Peter Manyike
|Dr Silingene Ngcobo
Dr Silingene Ngcobo is an aspiring nurse academic from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, who started her nursing career in 1999 and since 2007 has diverted her interest more towards nurse training programmes at various levels, with special interest on HIV and AIDS training for nurses.
Silingene holds a PhD from North West University, a Masters’ degree in Nursing from University of KwaZulu-Natal, Post-Graduate Diploma in Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS from University of KwaZulu-Natal, Diploma in Primary Health Care from University of KwaZulu-Natal, Honors’ Degree in Health Sciences from University of South Africa, Bachelor of Nursing Degree with specialization in Nursing Education and Nursing Administration from University of South Africa, Diploma in Nursing (General, Community, Psychiatry) and Midwifery from KwaZulu-Natal College of Nursing.
She is the current member of Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Cheta Tau International, and International Collaboration Community Health Nursing Research (ICCHNR) and has published research articles.
Registered with South African Nursing Council and is currently involved in HIV inter-professional education project.
Professor Kogieleum Naidoo
|Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe
Gender Affirming Healthcare Interests
Dr Rakumakoe holds an MBBCH degree from Wits University, a Diploma in Occupational Health, a Diploma in HIV Management, Travel Medicine Diploma, Masters of Science in Sports Medicine and a Masters in Business Administration Degree from GIBS.
Dulcy is a Social Entrepreneur with a passion for providing healthcare and wellness solutions for low and middle income communities in South Africa. She is the 2016 Social Entrepreneurship Regional Business Achiever award winner for Business Women’s Association, Queer Warrior 2020, Santam Woman Of The Future 2020 winner and 2020 Role Model of the Year Feather Awards Winner.
She founded U-Care Medical Centres 2013 after already being a General Practitioner in Vryburg then Carletonville for 11 years. The vision and passion of the company was to build private medical centres that are safe spaces and providing world class health services at an affordable cost in communities. This company evolved in 2019 to become quadcare, which is now a network consisting of nine medical centres currently in Edenvale, Turfontein, Alexandra, Fox Street Johannesburg, Meadowlands, Carletonville, University of Johannesburg, Braamfontein and now opening in Evaton.
December 2019, Dulcy co-founded Queerwell, which is an NPO that provides access to mental healthservices for the LGBTIAQ+ community. This was formally launched in March 2020 just before the Covid 19 lockdown and had to grow quickly to manage mental health conditions for this community remotely that came due to isolation, quarantining in triggering environments, loss of income on top of the general mental health issues that the community normally deals with.
She’s a regular guest on Alex Fm, Jozi Fm, Metro Fm and Kaya Fm and contributes weekly to the Citizen Newspaper and Bona Magazine talking all things health.