Dr Motsepe to address Africa–Asia Partnerships in Healthcare Conference

Media Advisory


18 March 2019


Dr Motsepe to address Africa–Asia Partnerships in Healthcare Conference


Dr Tshepo Motsepe, Spouse of President Cyril Ramaphosa, will address the Africa-Asia Partnerships in Health and Healthcare Delivery for Women & Youth Conference tomorrow, Tuesday, 19 March 2019.


The event will take place at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.


The conference will be held from 19 to 20 March 2019 and will feature discussions between distinguished experts and recognised practitioners from universities from Africa, Asia and the United States.


This conference will focus on Africa-Asia collaboration in sexual and reproductive health, the double burden of under nutrition and over nutrition, infectious diseases and non-communicable diseases including mental health.


Delegates will also engage on vaccine development, strengthening private-public partnerships in health, and better academic collaboration in research and education underscored by multisectoral approaches to health and healthcare delivery.


Dr Tshepo Motsepe is Chairperson of the African Self Help Trust which focuses on Early Childhood Development and Education. She is also Patron of the South African Civil Society for Women’s, Adolescents’ and Children’s Health.


Details of the address are as follows:


Time: 18h00 (Media to arrive at 17h00)

Date: 19 March 2019

Venue: Donald Gordon Auditorium, School of Governance, University of Witwatersrand, 2 St. Davids Place, Johannesburg


Media wishing to cover the event are requested to liaise with Khutjo Sebata on 079 898 4621


Media enquiries: Khusela Diko, Spokesperson to the President – 072 854 5707


Issued by the Presidency of the Republic of South Africa