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The Faculty of Health Sciences, in partnership with the Bongani Mayosi Foundation, will be hosting the Annual Bongani Mayosi Memorial Lecture presented this year by Dr Vuyane Mhlomi, UCT graduate and a healthcare entrepreneur.

Topic: Innovating on Solid Ground – Bridging Science, Entrepreneurship, and Community for Healthcare Advancement

The legacy of Bongani Mayosi will continue to have a long-term impact on the aspirations and success of African health sciences students, academics and researchers. This lecture will be a celebration of African scholarship.

About our speaker:

Dr Vuyane Mhlomi profile

Dr Vuyane Mhlomi graduated top of his class and holds an MBChB from the University of Cape Town. He also holds a Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil/PhD) and an MBA, both from the University of Oxford. He is a Rhodes Scholar and Pershing Square Scholar. Vuyane is the recipient of multiple academic and leadership awards. Fascinated by the intersection of healthcare and business, Vuyane, along with others, founded Quro Medical, a digital health company that is transforming healthcare in Africa. Vuyane is also the founder of MH Foundation, an educational non-profit organisation that identifies and nurtures academically talented learners from socio-economically underprivileged neighbourhoods of South Africa.