Rofhiwa Mulibana

Rofhiwa Mulibana, affectionately known as Shoni is a Responsible Pharmacist at Quadpharm Pharmacy, a private institutional pharmacy based at Esizayo Right Clinic in Cosmo City responsible for providing pharmaceutical services for clinical trials patients and other contracted services under Right to Care. Working at Right to Care has provided her an opportunity to work in collaboration with the Department of Health at all levels. She has extensive experience in health systems strengthening and policy support working in PEPFAR funded programmes. She was the Supply Chain Management and Adverse Events Following Immunisation (SCM/AEFI) stream lead at the National Department of Health Vaccine Programme Management Office (VPMO) that was responsible for coordinating and managing COVID-19 vaccination programme in the country between 2022 and 2023. 

She has served at different levels within the public and private sector including working in managed healthcare settings, medicine utilisation reviews, hospital and retail pharmacy. The different roles that she has been involved in gave her an opportunity to understand pharmacy issues, regulatory framework, rational use of medicines, differentiated models of care, health care implementation models and health systems strengthening. She was part of the team at Right to Care and Right ePharmacy that worked with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC) to develop standards for remote automated dispensing units and participated in the pilot project implemented in Johannesburg Health District, in Gauteng. She is passionate about training and continuous development of health care workers and pharmacy personnel and is a registered tutor and assessor. 

She is a member of the PSSA and SAAHIP Southern Gauteng branch. She is also a member of the Board of management for Pharmacists for Excellence and Compassion Today (PECOT), an association formed by former University of the North – Turfloop pharmacy students, dedicated to excellence in pharmaceutical sciences, compassion, and ensuring universal access to quality pharmacy education and healthcare services. This shows her dedication and commitment to advocating for a better and brighter future of the pharmacy profession. Being a member of The Evangelical Alliance of South Africa (TEASA) Health Commission gives her an opportunity to influence and advocate for community engagements in healthcare issues to improve health outcomes.