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Mr MM Zungu
 Deputy Director General : NHI and
Acting Deputy Director General : District Health Services  

Tel: (033) 395 2220
Email: mfowethu.zungu@kznhealth.gov.za  

 Academic Qualifications
  • Master of Science (LCM) (Leeds Metropolitan University UK)
  • Master of Commerce in Leadership (SA)
  • Bachelor of Honours Public Administration (Stellenbosch University)
  • Bachelor of Honours Health Service Management
  • Bachelor of Art Community Health Nursing Sciences (North West University)
  • Advanced Diploma Mental Health

With over 20 years in health services.

Currently responsible for the strategic management of the implementation of the National Health Insurance in Kwazulu Natal and leadership of the District Health Services.

Previously a District Manager for UThungulu District in Kwazulu Natal Health District and Gert Sibande District in the Mpumalanga Province.

Prior to becoming a Health District Manager at Gert Sibande, he was an Executive Director for Corporate Services in Gert Sibande District Municipality.

Research Papers Presented

  • Leadership challenges in Local Government / Municipal Government sphere in the time of transformation.
  • Local Government Service delivery riots role of leadership.

He is a member of community civic structures and community committees facilitating community development.
Current Chairperson of UThungulu District Task Team Operation Sukuma Sakhe.
Member of the National Task Team for General Practitioners Contracting for National Health Insurance Pilot Districts in South Africa


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