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NMCH CEO: Meet Dr. Mandisa Maholwana

The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital has appointed a Chief Executive Officer, Dr Mandisa Maholwana. She assumed the role as the CEO of the newest paediatric hospital in Southern Africa in July 2017. Her vast experience in the medical industry has well placed her in a good position to drive the 200-bed facility. An experienced medical doctor originally from the Eastern Cape, Dr. Maholwana has over 20 years’ experience in the healthcare sector.After she qualified as […]

Press Release: Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital welcomes its first patients

The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital (NMCH) is proud to announce that it has safely and successfully served its first patients. In July, NMCH welcomed its CEO Dr Mandisa Maholwana, who was to lead the team into operations. Having started off as a GP in Soweto, Dr Maholwana’s experience spans over twenty years in healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. It was her experience managing hospitals, particularly creating new business strategies for existing hospitals in order to make […]

Madiba’s Dream On Track

We are shocked and disheartened at the articles published on Monday 11 September 2017, about the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital. These articles deliberately misrepresent a project which was so dearly loved by Madiba and it well on track to deliver his dream for South African Children.  Last week, National Department of Health (NDOH), Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital (NMCH) and Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust (the Trust) responded comprehensively to queries from this journalist and we […]

NMCH Celebrates Pharmacy Month

On Monday, September 04, the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital launched Pharmacy Month. The aim of Pharmacy Month is to celebrate the pharmacy profession as well as provide an opportunity to entrench an understanding to patients of the role of pharmacists in the provision of medicine as part of Quality Healthcare.   This year’s theme is “Don’t wait – vaccinate”. This is important for NMCH as a paediatric hospital to enlighten the community that through vaccination, […]

The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Reaches Another Milestone

The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust has achieved another wonderful milestone by completing the construction of the outer shell of the hospital building. The construction phase of the hospital began in April 2014 when the Hospital Trust broke ground and commenced bulk earthworks on land donated by the University of the Witwatersrand. Just over two years later, the culmination of this momentous process has been realised. To celebrate this occasion, the Chairperson of the Nelson […]