Department of Health (DoH)

Office Bearers/Management

Dr J Phaahla
Deputy Minister
Dr S Dhlomo
Director General
Dr S Buthelezi
Director General
Dr N Crisp

Dr Joe Phaahla (Minister of Health) (ANC)
Deputy Minister:
Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo (Deputy Minister of Health) (ANC)
Director General:
Dr Sandile Buthelezi (Suspended)
Dr Nicholas Crisp (Acting)
Chief of Staff:
Mr Thobani Matheza
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr Ian van Der Merwe
Deputy Directors General:
Ms Jeanette Hunter (Primary Health Care and Hospital Management Systems)
Dr Anban Pillay (Suspended: Health Regulation and Compliance)
Ms Valerie Rennie (Head: Corporate Services)
Senior Management:
Mr Manage Makunyane (Head: Office of the Deputy Minister)
Mr Sindile Sodladla (Head: Office of the Director General)
Communications Officers:
Mr Popo Maja (Suspended: Chief Director: Communication and Stakeholder Engagement)
Dr Lwazi Manzi (Spokesperson: Minister)
Ms Yvonne Madulane (Personal Assistant: Deputy Minister)
Ms Nokwethemba Mchiza (Personal Assistant: Director General)
Ms Georgina Sylvester (Personal Assistant: Minister)

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