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My health, my right

When: Wednesday, 29 November 2017 - Wednesday, 29 November 2017
Where: Off campus
PRF Auditorium, NICD, 1 Modderfontein road, Sandringham
Start time:17:30
Enquiries:  / 011 386 6462

RSVP:  / 011 386 6462

In the lead-up to World AIDS Day, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) and the National Department of Health will host a panel discussion.

The discussion will focus on the right to health through the lens of policy makers, scientists, media, social and advocacy experts.


  • Professor  Lynn Morris: Research Professor at Wits and NICD’s Co- head for Centre for HIV and STIs
  • Professor  Caroline Tiemessen: Research Professor at Wits and head of the Cell Biology Research Laboratory within the Centre for HIV and STIs at NICD
  • Dr Yogan Pillay: Deputy Director-General at the National Department of Health responsible for HIV & AIDS, TB and Maternal, Child & Women’s Health
  • Mia Malan: Mail & Guardian’s health editor and the founding director of the newspaper’s health journalism centre, Bhekisisa
  • Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng: Medical doctor, activist, facilitator, speaker and columnist. She also serves as the Vice-Chairperson of the Sexual and Reproductive Coalition (SRJC)
  • Lebogang Brenda Motsumi: Young woman living with HIV, HIV and social activist. Programme assistant for Centre for communication impact. Board member of International Partnerships in Microbicides 
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