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New Registrar of Medical Schemes appointed

02 June 2010 CMS

The Minister of Health has appointed Dr Monwabisi Gantsho to the position of Registrar of Medical Schemes and Chief Executive of the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) with effect from 1 June 2010.

Dr Gantsho is a medical doctor whose academic achievements include a Masters Degree in political science and economics. He is a Fellow at the Centres for Leadership and Public Values from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Cape Town and the Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy at Duke University in the United States. He has occupied a senior management position at the South African Medical Association (SAMA) for the past five years. He is a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD) and the World Medical Association (WMA).

Dr Gantsho brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience in the medical industry.

“We look forward to entering a new chapter in the history of the CMS and to supporting Dr Gantsho in his leadership and implementation of his strategic vision,” said Mr Craig Burton-Durham, acting Registrar since November last year.

Dr Gantsho lives in Pretoria with his wife and three children. He is a keen golfer.

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