PTCMA Executive Committee 2022/2023

The PTCMA is overseen by an Executive Committee consisting of individuals elected from our corporate members.

Chairperson

Zahiera Adam

Zahiera Adam

Independent
BPharm; MSc Health Informatics; MBA

Past Chairperson

Jan Pinchevsky

Dr Jan Pinchevsky

Takeda
Medical Manager; BPharm, MSc, PhD

Treasurers

Refilwe Magano

Refilwe Magano

Bayer
Health Economics, Market Access & Reimbursement Manager; BSc; Business Management
Pride Tlhakudi

Pride Tlhakudi

Novo Nordisk
HE Manager; B.Pharm; M Pharm(Pharmacoeconomics); PhD Candidate

Education

Prof Edina Sinanovic

Prof Edina Sinanovic

University of Cape Town
Head of Health Economics Division UCT, PhD
Dr Heather Rens

Dr Heather Rens

Discovery Health
Head of Clinical Care Integration; MBBCh; MComm (HE); MScMed (Bioethics and Health Law)
Dr Lee Moses

Dr Lee Moses

Medihelp
Lead: Provider Contracting, Health Innovation Department; MBChB
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Dr Natasha Langley

Medscheme
Acting Head: AfroCentric Training Academy; B. Pharm, MSc, PhD
Kiolan Naidoo

Kiolan Naidoo

Sanofi
Medical Advisor; M. Pharm; LLB student

Marketing and Communication

Dr Ayanda Mbuli

Dr Ayanda Mbuli

Afrocentric
General Manager: Health Policy and Clinical Advisory; MBChB; PGDip HE UCT; MBA student
Masego Masipa

Masego Masipa

Novartis
Market Access Manager Oncology; Dip Nursing; BCom Hons; Masters HE Barcelona Uni
Esnart Machingauta

Esnart Machingauta

Janssen
Market Access Manager; B. Pharm, MSc (Pharmaceutical Sciences); LLB

Co-opted

Dr Jacqui Miot

Dr Jacqui Miot

HE2RO
Co-opted - PTCMA Director; Division Director at HE2RO; B Pharm; PhD; Vice Chair Pricing Committee

Managing Director

Dr Leandri Hattingh

Dr Leandri Hattingh

PTCMA
MBChB, MPhil Applied Ethics; MPhil Public Mental Health

Honorary President

Dr Natie Finkelstein

Dr Natie Finkelstein

Independent Consultant

DUTIES OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (as per our constitution)

There are approximately four to five ExCo meetings a year, each of a two-hour duration.

ExCo shall:

    • Manage the Association on behalf of the members
    • Promote the vision, mission, and goals of the PTCMA
    • Ensure that resolutions taken at general meetings are carried out.
    • Promote the activities of sub-groups
    • Promote the activities of regional groups
    • Examine and either authorise, amend or reject proposals made for the organisation of conferences or meetings held under the aegis of the PTCMA
    • Examine and either authorise, amend or reject constitutions of proposed PTCMA sub-groups and regional groups
    • Lay down any annual subscriptions and define the monetary value tabulated in member’s subscriptions

Officers of PTCMA in accordance with the constitution are authorised in case of urgency where there is insufficient time to constitute a full ExCo meeting and where immediate action on behalf of the PTCMA is called for, to take decisions and such actions as are deemed necessary, provided that;

    • 50% Of the ExCo officers shall constitute a quorum;
    • Decisions and any actions taken shall be reported to the full ExCo as soon as possible

The Chairperson or, in his or her absence, the vice-chairperson, or any other member of ExCo nominated by the ExCo, shall be ex-officio a member of all sub-groups and regional groups, and of the committees of such groups, and of any other committees or sub-committees that may be formed under the auspices of the PTCMA.

Scheduled Events

Please note that dates, topics and presenters are subject to change.

Feb
8
Wed
8:30 am Virtual CPD – 8 February 2023 (P...
Virtual CPD – 8 February 2023 (P...
Feb 8 @ 8:30 am – 10:15 am
Virtual CPD - 8 February 2023 (POSTPONED from 31/01)
Programme 08h55: Login and sound check 09h00: Reaching remission in theory and practicePresented by: Dr Elsa van Duuren (Rheumatologist) 10h05: Wrap up Link to register Thank you to Eli Lilly for providing the unconditional educational sponsorship,…
Feb
9
Thu
8:30 am Virtual CPD – 9 February 2023 @ Zoom - link to register available in the invitation
Virtual CPD – 9 February 2023 @ Zoom - link to register available in the invitation
Feb 9 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Virtual CPD - 9 February 2023 @ Zoom - link to register available in the invitation | Sandton | Gauteng | South Africa
Programme 08h55: Login and sound check 09h00: Tba Presented by: Tba (Tba) 10h05: Wrap up Link to register (Tbc) Attendance free for PTCMA members and HPCSA Medical Practitioners only – not open for Non-Members unless…
Feb
10
Fri
8:30 am Virtual CPD – 10 February 2023
Virtual CPD – 10 February 2023
Feb 10 @ 8:30 am – 10:15 am
Virtual CPD - 10 February 2023
Programme 08h55: Login and sound check 09h00: Tba Presented by: Tba (Tba) 10h05: Wrap up Link to register (Tbc) Attendance free for PTCMA members and HPCSA Medical Practitioners only – not open for Non-Members unless…

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