Fortunate Bhembe

She is responsible for giving policy direction to the National Pharmaceutical Services of the Kingdom of Eswatini, Review of Pharmaceutical Legislations and Regulations, Development and Implementation of Strategic Pharmaceutical Programmes and the Development and management of Pharmaceutical Services in the Swaziland.

She has presented in major Pharmaceutical Forums in Africa as well as Internationally. She currently represents the SADC Medicine Regulators in the International Council on Harmonization of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH). Fortunate has built an extensive network of international contacts across the Pharmaceutical, Medical, Public Health and Pharmaceutical Industry, the donor community and Regional Economic Communities like SADC and EAC and with the Regional Harmonization Initiatives and the Medicine Regulators.

Fortunate Bhembe holds a Master of Science in Medicine (Pharmaceutical Affairs) degree, Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) degree, a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Biology degree and a Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) Advanced Diploma in Purchasing and Supply.

Fortunate has demonstrated a willingness to keep abreast with new developments in the Scientific, Innovation areas and in Supply Chain, Medicine Regulation, Pharmacy and Pharmacy related fields.