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11 July 2014
Jakes Gerwel Award


Professor Helen Schneider, Director of the UWC School of Public Health has the pleasure to invite you to the 2014 Jakes Gerwel Award Ceremony and Public Lecture.

The 2014 Award goes to Dr Saadiq Kariem

Title of Dr Kariem’s Lecture:

"From Health Activist to Manager - Reflections on a Health Journey: 1986 - 2014" 

Dr Kariem (MBChB, MPhil Public Health, EMBA) was extensively involved in the restructuring of health services in the country since 1990 at local, provincial and national levels and played a major leadership role in policy formulation in the health sector.

He served as the ANC National Health Secretary (1996 to 2006) and served on the Council for Medical Schemes (2001 to 2008). He was COO and CEO of Groote Schuur Hospital (2005 to 2010). Since 2010 he is the Chief Director: General Specialist and Emergency Services in the Western Cape Department of Health.

Date: Friday 11 July, 2014

Time: 14.45 for 15h00 to 17h00

Venue: School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape

RSVP: Ms Lynette Martin at Tel: 021-959 2132