ABOUT

WINDS OF CHANGE – What is the Future for Healthcare?

In the interest of health and safety due to Covid-19, SAFHE (South African Federation of Healthcare Engineering) has decided to cancel the biennial conference and exhibition planned for 2021. Instead, SAFHE will host a virtual conference consisting of four webinars on 14 & 15 and 20 & 21 April 2021 from 09h00 to 12h20 each day.

The virtual conference will provide a platform for learning about new technology, innovation and the sharing of ideas and experiences within the industry in these challenging times. You can read more here.

PROGRAMME

CHANGING LIFESTYLES – HOW COVID CHANGES HEALTHCARE AND INFRASTRUCTURE

Wednesday, 14 April 2021 | 09h00 – 12h20

Changes in how we live, work and travel in an ever increasing globalised community are impacting our healthcare services. This is further emphasised by the Covid-19 pandemic. In this session, we ask: “Do we need more foresight and flexibility in designing facilities to meet our future service needs?”

To view more about our speakers or the topics they are discussing, please click on their picture or name below.

TimeProgramme
 MC: Steve Drinkrow – Past SAFHE and IFHE President, Current IFHE Treasurer
09h00Welcome address by SAFHE President, Kevin Poggenpoel
09h10Keynote address: THE NEW NORMAL – LIFE WITH COVID-19
By: Dr Barry Kistnasamy – Compensation Commissioner, National Department of Health
09h35Presentation: CHANGING LIFESTYLES – HOW MIGHT NHI AFFECT OUR HEALTCHARE EXPERIENCE? 
By: Dr Nicholas Crisp – Private and Independent Public Health Consultant
 10h00Presentation: DELIVERING COVID INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE PUBLIC HEALTH SECTOR
By: Duncan Rendall – Chief Architect, Infrastructure Planning, Western Cape Government: Health
By: Krishnee Govender – Chief Architect & Senior Programme Manager, Infrastructure Programme Delivery, Western Cape Government: Health
 10h25Coffee break
 10h35Presentation: EMERGENCY COVID-19 INTERVENTIONS WITH THE KZN AND EC DEPARTMENTS OF HEALTH; A LESSON IN PROACTIVE MAINTENANCE
By: Imraan Mahomed – Office Manager, KwaZulu-Natal, Zutari
 11h00Presentation: IT’S A PANDEMIC : DON’T PANIC – THE VOLKSWAGEN FIELD HOSPITAL
By: Bryan Brinkman – Architect/CEO, b4 Architects
 11h25Panel debate and interactive discussion 
 12h10Closing address by MC, Steve Drinkrow – Past SAFHE and IFHE President, Current IFHE Treasurer

If you would like to sponsor this event, please click here.

PLANNING AND DESIGN

Thursday, 15 April 2021 | 09h00 – 12h20

Advances in design, materials and construction techniques, together with environmental issues, safety, running costs and sustainability, provide much food for thought in how we design and build future healthcare facilities. In this session, we share case studies of innovative designs and the benefits provided.

To view more about our speakers or the topics they are discussing, please click on their picture below.

TimeProgramme
  MC: James Herbert – Group Procurement Executive, Mediclinic International
09h00Welcome address by SAFHE Regional President, Kate Roper
09h10Armchair discussion: PLANNING AND DESIGN
With: Bongi Gcaba – Chief Director Infrastructure, KZN Department of Health
With: Trevor Lovell – Managing Director, Graceland Architects
With: Dr Laura Angeletti du Toit – Chief Director Infrastructure and Technical Management, Western Cape Government: Health
Faciliated by: James Herbert – Group Procurement Executive, Mediclinic International
09h35Presentation: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN THE OPERATING ROOM
By: Lance Roy – Design Engineer – Health and Commercial, Abraham Isaacs and Associates Engineers
 10h00Presentation: CINTOCARE HEAD AND NECK HOSPITAL – AFRICA’S FIRST GREEN RATED HOSPITAL
By: Martin Smith – Technical Director & Expertise Leader – Building Services, Zutari
 10h25Coffee break
 10h35Presentation: BRACKENGATE INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITY – A TEMPORARY FIELD HOSPITAL IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 FIRST WAVE
By: Rouxlene van Zyl – Chief Architect & Senior Programme Manager, Infrastructure Programme Delivery, Western Cape Government: Health
By: Brigitta Albrecht – Architect & Programme Manager, Infrastructure Programme Delivery, Western Cape Government: Health
 11h00Presentation: DESIGNING FOR HEALTH
By: Antoinette Greeff – Senior Interior Designer and Architectural Technologist, b4 Architects
 11h25Panel debate and interactive discussion 
 12h10Closing address by MC, James Herbert – Group Procurement Executive, Mediclinic International

JAMES HERBERT (MC)

KATE ROPER

BONGI GCABA

TREVOR LOVELL

DR LAURA ANGELETTI DU TOIT

LANCE ROY

MARTIN SMITH

ROUXLENE VAN ZYL

BRIGITTA ALBRECHT

ANTOINETTE GREEFF

If you would like to sponsor this event, please click here.

OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE

Tuesday, 20 April 2021 | 09h00 – 12h20

In this session we look at how we can harness the advances in technology to boost productivity and manage and control rising costs. We ask ourselves what we can do to improve our environmental ratings and make better use of our scarce resources such as water, electricity and waste disposal.

To view more about our speakers or the topics they are discussing, please click on their picture below.

Time Programme
   MC: Mokete Litelu – Group Procurement Manager, Mediclinic International
09h00 Welcome address by SAFHE Regional President, Kate Roper
09h10 Armchair discussion: OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE
With: Denton Smith – Head of Engineering and Health Care Technology, Groote Schuur Hospital; Cape Town
With: Dr Oliver Smith – Specialist Anaesthetist and Intensivist, Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital
Facilitated by: Mokete Litelu – Group Procurement Manager, Mediclinic International
09h35 Presentation: IMPLEMENTATION OF OXYGEN MONITORING SYSTEM DURING THE COVID PANDEMIC
By: Petrus Swanepoel – Regional Technical Operations Manager, Mediclinic South Africa
 10h00 Presentation: FACILITY VISIBILITY FOR MANAGEMENT (BIM FOR OPS)
By: Richard Matchett – Digital Practice Lead, Zutari
 10h25 Coffee break
 10h35 Presentation: DIGITISATION IN THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES – 24X7X365 RESPONSE-ABILITY!
By: Conrad Boonzaier – Associate, Asset Management, Zutari
 11h00 Presentation: IMPROVING VALUE FOR MONEY: BUILDING ASSESSMENTS AND DASHBOARDS
By: Meekaeel Benjamin – Associate, Asset Management, Zutari
 11h25 Panel debate and interactive discussion 
 12h10 Closing address by MC, Mokete Litelu – Group Procurement Manager, Mediclinic International

MOKETE LITELU (MC)

KATE ROPER

DENTON SMITH

DR OLIVER SMITH

PETRUS SWANEPOEL

RICHARD MATCHETT

CONRAD BOONZAIER

MEEKAEEL BENJAMIN

This event is sponsored by:

INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL

Wednesday, 21 April 2021 | 09h00 – 12h20

In this session we analyse how Covid-19 has been a wakeup call and forced us to be aware of and prepared for the spread of infection through global travel and trade. It has furthermore highlighted the need to improve our systems and procedures for controlling the spread of infection both, within and outside our healthcare facilities.

To view more about our speakers or the topics they are discussing, please click on their picture below.

TimeProgramme
  MC: Peter Schilder – Director, Saftek Consulting
09h00Welcome address by ICAN Honorary Secretary, Prof Valerie Robertson
09h10Keynote address: COVID-19: A WAKE UP CALL FOR INFFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL IN AFRICA
By: Prof Folasade Ogunsola – Professor of Clinical Microbiology, College of Medicine University of Lagos, Nigeria and Current Chairperson of ICAN
09h35Presentation: HOW HEALTHCARE FACILITIES (PRIVATE AND PUBLIC) HAD TO DEAL WITH INFRASTRUCTURE TO ACCOMMODATE TRIAGE AND SCREENING TO ENSURE IPC STANDARDS DURING COVID-19
By: Briëtte du Toit – IPDIC Training Coordinator, ICAN
 10h00Presentation: THE ROLE OF THE AFRICA CDC IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC; PROTECTING OF HEALTH WORKERS AND FORTIFICATION OF THE HEALTH SYSTEM
By: Dr Yewande Alimi – Antimicrobial Resistance Programme Coordinator, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
 10h25Coffee break
 10h35Presentation: FROM OUTBREAK TO PANDEMIC: WHAT SOUTH AFRICA HAS DONE TO COMBAT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19
By: Prof Shaheen Mehtar – Current Chair Education Working Group and Past Chairperson, ICAN
 11h00Presentation: INTRODUCTION TO INFECTION CONTROL WITHIN HEALTHCARE CSSD
By: Ina Buitenbos – National Product Manager Getinge Infection Control and Getinge Accredited Trainer, Medhold Medical
 11h25Panel debate and interactive discussion 
 12h10 Closing address by MC, Peter Schilder – Director, Saftek Consulting

PETER SCHILDER (MC)

PROF VALERIE ROBERTSON

PROF FOLASADE OGUNSOLA

BRIËTTE  DU TOIT

DR YEWANDE ALIMI

PROF SHAHEEN MEHTAR

INA BUITENBOS

This event is sponsored by:

Fees & Registration

 SAFHE (and CEASA) MEMBERS
NON-MEMBERS
 

EARLY BIRD

For registrations and payments made by 31 March 2021

NORMAL

For registrations and payments made from 1 April 2021

EARLY BIRD

For registrations and payments made by 31 March 2021

NORMAL

For registrations and payments made from 1 April 2021

All four webinars
(pay for three, get one free)
R1 600R1 800R1 800R2 100
Per webinar R533R600R600R700

Calling all nurses! Special rates apply for all registered nurses: R300 per webinar, or R800 for all four webinars. Nurses, please register, click here.

If you have a scheduling conflict with one of our events or even miss a session because you were late to register or had a last minute deadline or meeting you could not miss, don’t worry – if you’ve paid for an event (either pre or post), you will continue to have access to all paid-up event recordings, so you will have plenty of time to catch up on all the action you missed.

We therefore highly recommend that you register for all events. If you’re not yet a member of SAFHE, please click here.

Terms & Conditions:

  • Registration must take place online. Registration queries may be submitted to info@sbs.co.za or by calling 0713481780.
  • Registration fees include VAT.
  • Payment must be made no later than two working days ahead of the event.
  • Cancellations must be submitted in writing no later than seven working days ahead of the event to qualify for a full refund.
  • Cancellations received within two working days of the event will not qualify for a refund.
  • Delegate substitutions are allowed and must be submitted in writing no later than two working days ahead of the event.
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances we reserve the right to cancel or change the dates of the programme in which case refunds will be applied where applicable.
  • Whilst SBS Conferences and SAFHE will take all necessary measures to ensure a seamless virtual event experience for all, as all speakers and delegates are located in different locations, the quality of the experience will be dependent on the respective internet connections. We are also unable to take responsibility for load shedding instituted by Eskom that may limit the experience.

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Sponsors

SAFHE would like to acknowledge and sincerely thank the following sponsors for their support:

SAFHE thanks Mediclinic for providing Media and PR services for our virtual conference.

To find out more about our sponsors, please click here or click the applicable logo above.

If you would like to be a sponsor please click here, or contact Kim on 071 348 1780 or info@sbs.co.za and she will discuss the opportunities available to you.

CPD Points

Accreditation is currently being requested from the following organisations – please check back regularly for updates:

ASAQS accreditation: 3.5 CPD hours in Category 1 – only if you attend all 4 sessions.

ECSA (via CESA) accreditation: 0.5 ECSA CPD credits per webinar, or 2 ECSA CPD credits if you attend all 4 webinars (Category 1).

CIfA accreditation: 0.5 SACAP CPD points per webinar, or 2 SACAP CPD points if you attend all 4 webinars.

SACPCMP accreditation: Application approved, awaiting accreditation details.

Discounted SAFHE member registration fees apply to members of those associations that have granted CPD points.

Organising Committee

The SAFHE Winds of Change Virtual Conference is being organised by:

Kate Roper (Conference Chair)
Lance Roy (Programme Chair)
Tunde Ojo-Aromokudu (Treasurer)
Thebe Kepadisa (Secretary)
Amy Blaine
Bernard Maritz
Emil Fourie
Geoff Abbott
Kevin Poggenpoel
Abraham Ruwuya
Peter Aspinall (SBS Conferences)
Chris Laubscher (SBS Conferences)

Contact Us

For registration queries, please contact:

Strategic Business Services t/a SBS Conferences

Telephone
071 348 1780

Email
info@sbs.co.za

Postal Address
PO Box 1059, Bellville, 7535

Hosted By

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