Precious Matsoso

Director, The Health Regulatory Science Platform, Wits Health Consortium
Honorary Lecturer, Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of the Witwatersrand

South Africa
Precious Matsoso, is the former Director-General of the South African National Department of Health. She was the World Health Organisation Director of Public Health Innovation and Intellectual Property. She was the Head of the medicines regulatory authority of South Africa for six years. She has served on various advisory bodies both nationally and internationally and was Chair of the WHO Executive Board. She served as a member of the UN High-Level Panel on Access to Health Technologies, Chairperson of the Independent Oversight and Advisory Committee for the WHO Health Emergencies Programme. She was the member of the Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems. She was the Co-Chair of WHO Digital Health Advisory Group. She was appointed as the member of the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response. She is currently the Director of the Health Regulatory Science Platform, a division of the Wits Health Consortium and an Honorary Lecturer in the Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of the Witwatersrand. She is the Cochair of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body for the development of a legal instrument, a Pandemic Convention, or Treaty. She is appointed Adjunct Professor at Sunway University, Malaysia.


Global Governance for Health

11.30 - 13.00 (BKK)


Can Geopolitics Help Health Systems and the World Prepare for Future Pandemics?

14.00 - 16.00 (BKK)


How Geopolitics of CDoH Can Influence the Impacts of the ‘New’ Technologies on Health

10.30 - 12.30 (BKK)