Leadership and Management

MOH is the preeminent government agency mandated to provide comprehensive health services to the nation through the leadership of the Minister of Health & Wellness, the Assistant Minister and the Permanent Secretary.

Hon.Dorcus Makgato

Hon. Dorcas Makgato
Minister of Health & Wellness
Hon. Dorcas Makgato was appointed eighth Minister of Health in October 2014. Prior to this appointment, Hon. Makgatho served as Minister of Trade and Industry, Chief Executive of Botswana Export Development and Investment Authority (BEDIA). She has held leadership positions in several organisations including, Air Botswana, Debswana and Barloworld.
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Hon. Dikgang Philip Makgalemele
Assistant Minister
The Honourable Dikgang Philip Makgalemele was appointed Assistant Minister for Health & Wellness on 1st October 2016. Hon. Makgalemele is the area Member of Parliament for Shoshong constituency. Mr Makgalemele holds a Masters degree in Poverty Reduction and Development Management from Birmingham University
Shenaaz El-Halabi

Shenaaz El-Halabi
Permanent Secretary
Shenaaz El-Halabi, was appointed Permanent Secretary on 5th April 2015. Prior to this appointment Ms. El-Halabi was Deputy Permanent Secretary, Preventative Services. She has held several senior positions in the ministry including Director of Public Health. She holds an MPH from Boston University School of Public Health.