BHF Leadership Incubator | 2017-10-18

BHF is proud to announce the fifth Leadership Incubator on 18th October 2017. Click HERE to RSVP

Keynote speaker:

Mark Barnes is the Chief Executive Officer at South African Post Office. He was Executive Chairman at Purple Capital Limited. Barnes has over 25 years of experience in positions of leadership in the financial services market in South Africa.


Topic: The  importance and power of both small and big data in driving universal healthcare.

Kudzai Chigiji is a consulting actuary from Zimbabwe, currently working for WesBank Group in South Africa as its Head of Strategic Analytics and Research. Her experience spans life insurance, management consulting, healthcare consulting, social security development, banking and loyalty programmes. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in development finance to bring the fundamentals of finance and economics closer to the needs of developing African countries. Using her experience across several sectors has allowed her to tap into the cross-industrial benefits of closer collaborations. She seeks to develop solutions that meet the holistic needs of communities to foster sustainable development.


Xolile Bhengu is communications and public affairs manager for the Innovative Pharmaceutical Association of South Africa (IPASA), a position she has held since January 2015. She holds a national diploma in journalism from the Durban University of Technology and more recently acquired a certificate on programme for management development from the Gordon Institute of Business Science. She worked as a journalist for several years, including at the BDFM Group (Financial Mail), the Times Media Group (The Herald & Weekend Post), The Times/Sunday Times and Independent Newspapers (the Sunday Tribune, Daily News and Isolezwe). She has won several journalism awards including Newcomer of the Year in Citadel’s annual Words on Money Financial Journalism Awards (2008) and Discovery Health Journalism Awards’ Best Health Economics Journalism (2012).



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Before Monday, 02 October 2017

BHF Trustee Development Programme | 2017-07-25

Are you a medical scheme trustee? Do you work in the healthcare environment and are looking to upskill yourself?
October registrations are now opened.

Four day programme staggered over two blocks.
First block: 19th – 20th October 2017
Second block: 02nd – 03rd November 2017

The Board of Healthcare Funders of Southern Africa (BHF), in partnership with Wits Business School, have developed the BHF Trustee Development Programme just for you.

The programme will advance your understanding on:

  • defining the business of a medical scheme
  • the role and responsibilities of trustees
  • fraud, waste and abuse
  • health governance and more



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