Department of Health (DoH)

Office Bearers/Management

Dr Z Mkhize
Deputy Minister
Dr J Phaahla
Director General
Ms P Matsoso

Dr Zweli Mkhize (Minister of Health) (ANC)
Deputy Minister:
Dr Joe Phaahla (Deputy Minister of Health) (ANC)
Director General:
Ms Precious Matsoso
Chief of Staff:
Mr Johannes Kgatla (Acting Chief of Staff: Minister)
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr Ian van Der Merwe
Deputy Directors General:
Ms Jeanette Hunter (Primary Health Care and Hospital Management Systems)
Dr Yogan Pillay (Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases, Prevention , Treatment and Rehabilitation)
Dr Anban Pillay (National Health Insurance)
Ms Valerie Rennie (Head: Corporate Services)
Senior Management:
Dr Gail Andrews (Chief Operations Officer)
Mr Manage Makunyane (Head: Office of the Deputy Minister)
Mr Sindile Sodladla (Head: Office of the Director General)
Communications Officers:
Mr Popo Maja (Spokesperson: Ministry and Chief Director: Communication and Stakeholder Engagement)
Ms Yvonne Madulane (Personal Assistant: Deputy Minister)
Ms Nokwethemba Mchiza (Personal Assistant: Director General)
Ms Georgina Sylvester (Personal Assistant: Minister)

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