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Game changers to end TB as a public health threat in South Africa
The Mail & Guardian, the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism and the national health department are pleased to invite you to a critical thinking forum on one of the country’s most pressing health issues. Please note no sponsorship is available
Date: 23 March
Time: 9:30 for 10am. The forum will conclude by 12 pm
Venue: The Birchwood Hotel, 14 View Point Rd, Boksburg, 1672
Please join us for a panel discussion moderated by Bhekisisa director Mia Malan.
Panelists include:
Yogan Pillay – Deputy director general, HIV, TB and maternal, child and women’s health
Refiloe Matji – Senior TB technical advisor, University Research Company
Paul Mahana – Deputy director, USAID South Africa’s health office
Mmapaseka Steve Letsike – Deputy chairperson, South African National Aids Council and director, Access Chapter 2
Pren Naidoo – Operational research lead, Desmond Tutu TB Centre, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University and programme officer, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Ausie Nkhi – Private general practitioner, National Health Insurance contracted doctor and technical advisor on TB, HIV, and sexual and reproductive health
Richard Menatsi – Board chairperson of the National Religious Association for Social Development and member of the National Coalition Against TB


RSVP by 21 March to or 011 250 7349 with your name, title, organisation and email address.

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