TB care in South Africa's private sector

The Centre for Rural Health in collaboration with the Human Sciences Research Council will be hosting a webinar in the lead-up to World TB day.

Topic: TB care in South Africa’s private sector: Current practices and new approaches to support cross-sector integration.

Date: 24 February 2022

Time: 17h00 to 18h30

Session chair: Associate Prof Sizulu Moyo (HSRC)

Speakers and topics:

  • Angela Salomon (Queen’s University): GP prescribing practices for clients with TB-like symptoms in eThekwini and Cape Town
  • Ms Zimasa Gavu-Tshawe (UKZN): Private sector challenges to integrated TB care
  • Jacob Creswell (Stop TB Partnership) Public-Private Integration: The importance of an intermediary
  • Sipho Nyathie (Aquity Innovations): Pairing private providers to public clinics: A success story from Eastern Cape
  • Jody Boffa (UKZN): Reducing cascade losses through provider and person-centred approaches: Successes from the Connect TB study


  • Dr Lindiwe Mvusi, National TB Programme  Dr Nkateko Mkhondo, WHO
  • Dr Salome Charalambous , TB Think Tank
  • Ms Jacqueline Ngozo, KZN Department of Health
  • Ms Nadiema van der Bergh, Nelson Mandela Bay District Health Office 
  • Dr Thuthula Balfour, SANAC Private Sector Forum
  • Ms Zinhle Mtawne, TB Survivor
  • Dr Mthembeni Tebelele, GP, Nelson Mandela Bay
  • Prof Mergan Naidoo, Family Physician & Associate Professor, UKZN

Registration link is https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QZhjq2AJQL6sRSOcLtRHsg