Start main page content


Steve Biko and the reach for a better healthcare system for all

When: Thursday, 12 September 2019 - Thursday, 12 September 2019
Where: Parktown Health Sciences Campus
Marie Curie Lecture Theatre, Wits Medical School
Start time:13:00

Dr Bandile Masuku, MEC Health, Gauteng will present the annual Steve Biko Bioethics Lecture.

Dr Bandile Masuku is the Member of Executive Committee (MEC) for Health, Gauteng Province. He holds a Master of Medicine (MMed) degree in Obstetrics & Gynaecology from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBCHB) and Bachelor of Sciences (BSc) from the Medical University of Southern Africa (MEDUNSA), now Sefako Makgatho University of Health Sciences (SMU). He was a postgraduate student at the Steve Biko Centre for Bioethics. Dr Masuku has spent most of his youth and adult life as a student andyouth activist and leader.

He was the Head of the Clinical Unit in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Thelle Mogoerane Regional Hospital, before being seconded as Advisor to the Head of Department of Health in Gauteng in 2018. He was a board member of the Office of Health Standards Compliance, a member of the Council on Higher Education as well as on the Film and Publications Board Advisory Panel. He is currently a Chairperson of the University Council at the Tshwane University of Technology.

calendar iconAdd event to calendar