South Africa

Dr Kgosi Letlape, is currently the President of the HPCSA and Chairperson of the Medical and Dental Board. Dr Letlape obtained his MBChB degree in medicine from the University of KwaZulu Natal in 1981.

In 1988, he completed his FSC (OPHTH) degree in Ophthalmology at the College of Ophthalmology Medicine South Africa. In the same year he obtained his FRCS (OPHTH) degree in Ophthalmology at the University at Edinburgh. PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: Board Member: South African Medical & Dental Practitioners, Johannesburg: 1989 – 1995; Vice Chairperson: South African Medical & Dental Practitioners, Johannesburg: 1990 – 1994; Chairperson: South African Medical & Dental Practitioners: 1994 – 1995; Chief Executive Officer: Phelo-Ntle: 1996 – 1997; Chairperson: National Council of the South African Medical Association: 2001 – 2009; President: World Medical Association (WMA): 2005 – 2006; Co- chair of the Prevention Task Team of (SANAC): 2007 – 2009; President of Africa Medical Association: 2006; Member of the Global Hygiene Council; President HPCSA October 2015