Our Board


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. 

He has been a rural doctor for most of his career with a special interest in tuberculosis, Drug Resistant TB, and HIV management in Primary Health Care settings. He has worked at Taung District Hospital’s TB and MDR-TB wards and also practiced as a General Practioner (GP) for over 15 years in the North West Province. Dr Mphothulo has also worked at the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality Clinics for 4 years and is currently the TB/HIV Program manager for The City of Johannesburg at Anova Health Institute. 

Dr Mphothulo has held various leadership positions in the South African health system at local, provincial and national levels, and has received multiple awards in recognition of his activism, leadership, rural health advocacy, clinical work in TB, DR-TB, and HIV, and for his contributions to the broader South African health system. 


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.

He is involved in bedside teaching and training of medical students, postgraduates at all levels and Infectious Diseases Subspecialists. His research interests include HIV drug resistance, diagnosis of smear negative tuberculosis and TB drug induced liver injury. 


Dr Peter Manyike
Governance & Pharmacist Interests
Dr Manyike is the Co-Founder and Deputy CEO of SEAD Consulting (Pty) Ltd, a strategic management and health consultancy with offices in Cape Town and Pretoria. Peter is a pharmacist by training and holds the following academic qualifications: B Pharm, MSc Med (Cum Laude), and PhD (University of Washington, Seattle - USA, 1999). Peter’s work experience includes hospital pharmacy, pharmaceutical manufacturing (both processing and packaging – Eli Lilly and Schering Plough), clinical research (Bayer Healthcare, Roche Products, and ICON Clinical Research), and experience in an integrated vaccine research and development environment at the South African AIDS Vaccine Initiative (SAAVI), a lead programme of the Medical Research Council of South Africa (MRC), Cape Town, all in South Africa. Peter is also lead researcher on a five-year Human Resource for Health (HRH) grant supporting the DoH in its endeavours to augment human capital in poorly functioning districts in SA. Peter knows the donor environment well, as SEAD has been a sub-recipient of multiple grants since 2006. He also has good knowledge of corporate governance and how businesses should operate.  


  Dr Silingene Ngcobo
Nurse Interests
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
HIV/TB Interests
Professor Kogieleum Naidoo MBChB, PhD is head of the Treatment Research Program at the Centre of the AIDS Program of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA), and an honorary Associate Professor in Public Health and Nursing in the College of Health Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, in Durban South Africa. Her contribution to HIV treatment spans two decades. She has been a lead investigator in CAPRISA’s clinical studies aimed at optimizing treatment strategies for TB-HIV co-infected patients. This research has shaped both local and international guidelines on TB-HIV treatment integration, including the 2009 WHO Rapid Advice and 2010 WHO International guidelines, the US government DHHS guidelines, the British HIV Association guidelines and the South African National Department of Health Guidelines. Her research on immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome and rifampicin-efavirenz drug interactions has been influential in defining treatment strategies for these common complications of integrating TB-HIV treatment. She serves on the Kwa-Zulu-Natal Clinical Governance and Pharmacovigilance Committee, on the Editorial Advisory boards of Medscape Infectious Disease & HIV/AIDS. Dr Naidoo was awarded the SA Medical Research Council post intern research scholarship in 1994, the Fogarty Ellison Research Scholarship in Global Health in 2005, and the 2013 Union Scientific Prize awarded by the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.


  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.