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Transformation: Is it a bitter pill to swallow?

When: Thursday, 16 March 2017 - Thursday, 16 March 2017
Where: Off campus
The Women's Gaol, Constitution Hill, 11 Kotze Street, Old Fort Building, Braamfontein
Start time:17:30
Enquiries: / (011) 717-2190

The Faculty of Health Sciences and the Steve Biko Centre for Bioethics at Wits host eminent panelists at the Ethics Alive symposium on Thursday, March 16.

Ethics Alive 2017 is a week-long programme of debates and discussions exploring the ethics, law, and human rights in healthcare practice. Central to the programme is transformation as it relates to health professionals and their role in society, the health care system, and the wellness of society broadly.

(Ethics CPD 4).


Programme Chair:  Professor William Daniels, Chair of the Transformation Committee, Faculty of Health Sciences

17h30 Registration and Refreshments 

18h00 Opening and Welcome to Symposium: Professor Martin Veller, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences

18h10 Presentations: 

  • Dr Freda Lewis-Hall, Executive President and Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer Inc.
  • Professor Dan Ncayiyana, Emeritus Professor, University of Cape Town
  • Mr Nkosinathi Biko, Executive Trustee, Steve Biko Foundation 

19h20 Panel Discussion 

19h50 Presentations of Ethics Alive Undergraduate Bioethics Competition Prizes 

20h00 Closure

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