The new CEO of Office of Health Standards Compliance, Dr Siphiwe Mndaweni. Picture Supplied
JOHANNESBURG - The Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) announced the appointment of Dr Siphiwe Mndaweni as their new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) as of October 2017.

OHSC said Mndaweni’s career and leadership journey was imbued and manifests itself in a number of entities she worked for.

Her previous roles and positions include amongst others, Deputy Director-General: District Health Services, KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Health, Chief Director: Strategic Health Programmes,KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health; Chief of Party, USAID TB Programme.

Mndaweni’s professional accomplishments include amongst others, notable management of theoverall implementation of the HIV, TB, Child and Maternal Health Programmes in KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Department of Health. She also brings over a wealth of experience from public health policy and program implementation from several African countries she supported.

She holds a BA Degree in Biology from Knox College, Illinois, USA; Masters in Medical Science Microbiology from Medunsa; MBCHB from Medunsa; Management Development Course for Healthcare Professionals from both Wits Business School and Duke University; Post Graduate Diploma in Health Systems Management and Executive Leadership from University of Pretoria.

Mndaweni’s commendable knowledge in public healthcare will contribute towards the OHSC accomplishing its mandate in ensuring quality and safety in both public and private healthcare establishments in South Africa.