SAMATU Western Cape Medical Seminar

The South African Medical Association Trade Union (SAMATU), a union representing over 7000 doctors, will host a medical seminar in the Western Cape. This seminar will bring together esteemed experts, thought leaders, and stakeholders to delve into crucial topics shaping the healthcare landscape especially with the recent events regarding the NHI Bill.

SAMATU Western Cape hereby invites members of the media and media houses to this seminar. Below are the highlights of the event:
• Tele-medicine : exploring the future of healthcare delivery
• CMSA Insights: Address by the President of the College of Medicines of South Africa
• Regulator’s perspective: Presentations by the President and the MDB Registrar of the Health Professions Council of South Africa
• NHI Discourse: Address by the DDG of NHI at the National Department of Health
Our distinguished guests:
Prof. Nicholas Crisp (Public Health Specialist, DDG: NHI) on Demystifying NHI
Prof. SM Nemutandani (HPCSA President) elucidating the Regulatory Role in NHI
Prof. JL Rantloane (Chairperson Medical & Dental Board) discussing Regulatory Contributions to NHI
Dr R Ortel (Karl Bremer Hospital Manager) delving into Tele-Medicine’s Global and Local Health Sector Impact

The seminar will provide an avenue to address the concerns of medical professionals, fostering discussion, and culminating actionable insights. SAMATU will leverage these outcomes to advocate for medical practitioners’ interests and drive progress within the frameworks dedicated to NHI implementation.

We cordially invite your esteemed media house to cover this intellectually stimulating and transformative event that will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of healthcare in the Western Cape and beyond.

Event details:
Date: 19 August 2023
Time: 08h30 – 14h15
Location: Sanlam Head Office Auditorium, 2 Strand Road, Bellville

For inquiries and further information , please contact: Dr Zukiswa Sobetwa SAMATU Western Cape Provincial Chairperson.
Contact information:
Phone: 0678019668

Please confirm your attendance by [Friday 18 August 2023]
We Thank You !!!