Portfolios and Committees

Education Portfolio

Academic Liaison Committee

  • Liaise with HOD’s, trainees, RCOG (SA), support COG (SA)
  • Funding for research, education, training

CHAIR:
Prof Mushi Matjila

EC MEMBER :
Dr Haynes Van Der Merwe

MEMBERS:
Prof Hennie Botha; Dr Peter De Jongh

Academic Meetings Committee

  • Coordinate regional, national & daughter society meetings.
  • Liaise with organizing committees

CHAIR:
Dr Clayton Grieve

EC MEMBER:

Dr Conrad Mashiloane

MEMBERS:

Clinical Care Portfolio

Gynaecology Committee

  • BetterGYN
  • Guidelines & protocols
  • Programmes (GynaeCare)
  • Public sector healthcare priorities

CHAIR/EC Member:
Prof Greta Dreyer

MEMBERS:
Prof Zeehla Abdool; Dr Marienus Trouw; Dr Viju Thomas; Dr Rajesh Gangaram; Dr Beth Pheiffer; Dr Bianca Zondagh; Prof Lineo Matsela

Obstetrics Committee

  • BetterGYN
  • Guidelines & protocols
  • Programmes (GynaeCare)
  • Public sector healthcare priorities

CHAIR/EC MEMBER
Dr Johannes Van Waart

MEMBERS:
Prof Bash Goolab; Dr Miems Kleynhans; Dr Rajesh Gangaram; Dr Clayton Grieve; Dr Reinarda Van Waart; Prof Lut Geerts

Membership and Communication Portfolio

Membership and nominations Committee

  • Membership lists; member wellness
  • Branch development and elections
  • Nominations for awards

CHAIR:
Dr Malikah Van Der Schyff

EC MEMBER :
Prof Priya Soma-Pillay

MEMBERS:
Dr Conrad Mashiloane; Dr Deshini Packirisamy; Dr Trudy Smith

Professional Relations Committee

  • National representation of SASOG at relevant forums
  • International representation of SASOG members
  • Interaction with daughter and subspecialty societies
  • Interaction with NDoH & HPCSA

CHAIR:
Dr Femi Olaragun

EXCO MEMBER RESPONSIBLE:
Prof Bash Goolab

MEMBERS:
Dr Malikha Van Der Schyff; Dr Deshini Packirisamy; Dr Joe Titus

Communication Committee

  • Communication with members
  • Including website, e-mail, news and app
  • Communication with media
  • Liaison committee chairs

CHAIR:
Dr Johannes van Waart

EC MEMBER :
Prof Greta Dreyer

MEMBERS:
Dr Joe Titus; Dr M Van Der Schyff; Dr Femi Olaragun

Society Administration Porfolio

Documents Committee

  • Record keeping, history project and archive
  • Review of constitution
  • Reviews new documents and publications
  • IP rights, COI

CHAIR:
Dr Goantabale Matlhaga

EXCO MEMBER RESPONSIBLE:
Prof Priya Soma-Pillay

MEMBERS:
Dr ClaytonGrieve; Prof Mushi Matjila; Prof Ed Coetzee

Finances Committee

  • Financials, accounting, payments
  • Management of investments
  • Budget, Sponsorships

CHAIR/EC MEMBER:
Dr Haynes Van Der Merwe

MEMBERS:
Dr Johannes Van Waart; Prof Greta Dreyer; Dr Beth Pheiffer

Practice and Governance Portfolio

Private Practice Committee

  • Negotiation with healthcare funders, hospital groups
  • Coding with SAMA and HM and Subspecialty Societies
  • Oversight role and collaborate with GMG
  • Practice management training

CHAIR/EC MEMBER:
Dr Conrad Mashiloane

MEMBERS:
Dr Miems Kleynhans; Dr Rajesh Gangaram

Medico-Legal and Peer Review Committee

  • Negotiate with indemnity insurers with GMG
  • Clinical care complaints and potential litigation
  • Peer and ethics review when needed
  • Expert opinion panels, referral to alternative dispute resolution (EOP)

CHAIR:
Prof Leon Snyman

EC MEMBER :
Prof Bash Goolab

MEMBERS:
Dr Conrad Mashiloane; Prof Ismail Bhorat

GMG

  • Provide advice and assistance on management administration, pricing and cost studies.
  • Mediate on behalf of members on an individual basis regarding coding queries.
  • Assist its members by facilitating in forensic investigations and coding audits conducted by funders.

CHAIR:
Dr CD Mashiloane

CEO:
Dr BA Zondagh

DEPUTY CEO:
Dr JP Du Buisson

MEMBERS:
Dr Chris Archer ; Prof Greta Dreyer; Dr Miems Kleynhans; Dr Howard Manyonga; Dr Jack Margolis; Dr Malikah Van Der Schyff; Dr Ron White

NHI

  • Provide support and advice to government in its development of the NHI.
  • Engagement with government and other parties to promote the best outcomes for the NHI.

CHAIR/EC MEMBER:
Dr C Mashiloane

MEMBERS:
Dr Miems Kleynhans; Dr Rajesh Gangaram