Nobayeni Dladla

Nobayeni Dladla has been the chief operating officer for the Department of Health since 2012. She has a BA in Sociology and Public Administration from the National University of Lesotho. In 1984 she received a postgraduate certificate in Business Management from the Wits School of Business Administration. She then went on to obtain her Masters from the University of Massachusetts in Boston, United States. Dladla was appointed by the then Minister of Agriculture to chair an expert committee on food security and nutrition. In August 1989 she joined the Botswana Red Cross where she developed a volunteer development programme, gave support in developing training programmes for volunteers and initiated fund-raising drives.