Dr Mohammed Dalwai has vast experience in high-conflict zones having worked in MSF missions for three years. His first mission was in Northern Pakistan, Timergara (2011 & 2013). He has also served in Libya (2011), Northern Syria (2012) and Sierra Leone (2013). Besides having worked for MSF SA, he as also worked for the South African Department of health. He is currently the director and co-founder of The Open Medicine Project South Africa. The Mail&Guardian named him among the top 200 youngsters in South Africa for the work he did in Pakistan and its contribution to global health.
Karsten Noko, the current vice president of the MSF Southern Africa, has been involved with the organisation since 2009, when he began working as a volunteer in his home town of Beitbridge, Zimbabwe. He has worked as a liaisons affairs officer, an information, education and counselling officer, and a regional representative. Karsten has served on the board of directors since 2014, and was elected vice president in 2015. A lawyer by training, he is passionate about humanitarian action and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in international law.
Mamatsabu is a trained Chartered Accountant who has experience in financial service audits. She has worked for the Development Bank of Southern Africa and Ned bank. An entrepreneur at heart she co-founded MMN chartered accountants an accounting firm which provides accounting, capital funding, olutions and advisory services. In 2013 she was named Mail and Guardian top 200 young South Africa. Mamatsabu is also a mentor of Goldman Sachs-GIBS 1000 certificate program.
Agnes is the current president of the Zambia association. She is a qualified nurse and has 4 years’ experience working with MSF. She is the current programme manager of Cervical Cancer Prevention programme for Zambia. Agnes also volunteers with Breast Cancer Prevention Centre.
Daniela is an Argentinean doctor, specializing in infectious diseases and clinical research. She has been working in HIV/TB care for more than 20 years. Since joining MSF, Daniela has worked as a decentralized doctor in Zimbabwe, HIV implementer in South Sudan, Medical referent in Khayelitsha, South Africa, Medical referent in Thyolo, Malawi and Medical coordinator in Malawi and Mozambique. Daniela has contributed her research to over 50 papers and publications. Daniela is a founding member of MSF Latino America, she is also an associative member of MSF Belgium, MSF Southern Africa and Latin America. Daniela also represents the voice of field workers and promote MSF's development. Currently, she is the medical manager, for Dignitas International Malawi.
Dan Sermand has 14 years experience in humanitarian work. He worked for MSF from 2000 to date, starting of as a technical logistian and eventually becoming General Director for MSF Sweden.He has also worked in different MSF missions and countries occupying different positions such as head of mission and Field HR Recruiter on non-medical profiles.
A consultant surgeon and Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town, Kathryn has worked as a Surgeon and Epidemiologist in all Southern African countries where MSF has projects. Her expertise also includes governance and finance. Kathryn has contributed to numerous publications such as a paper for the World Journal of Surgery on associations with the perioperative mortality rate at a major referral hospital in Rwanda. She is also a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
Musaed is a doctor with over eight years of experience as a Regional Training Coordinator for the Southern Africa Medical Unit (SAMU). He is the founder of Aviro Health, an organisation that designs friendly mobile apps which can be used by healthcare professionals throughout the world. Aviro Health was instrumental in developing an antiretroviral (ARV) initiation management app which is very useful in guiding clinicians on correct ARV initiation and treatment for patients.
Sabine is an accomplished professional with a career spanning 21 years. Before joining Doctors Without Borders (MSF), where she has worked for 14 years, she was at the Clinton Foundation. Her expertise includes leadership and management, strategic and operational planning, policy development, programme and project management, research and analysis, policy shaping, networking, government affairs and advocacy. Sabine’s knowledge extends to having in-depth knowledge in geo-politics and humanitarian affairs. Through her work, she has gained extensive field experience across Southern and Central Africa, the European Union, Russia and Asia and has performed successfully in challenging settings, multicultural environments and with the pressure of multiple responsibilities.
Walter has worked as an Electrical Engineer for MSF Southern Africa for over five years. He is also a Technical Auditor with extensive experience in conducting internal audits and ensuring that technical standards and internal controls are maintained. Passionate about poverty alleviation and providing humanitarian assistance, he is currently employed as a Technical Auditor at the Rural Electrification Agency of Zimbabwe.