Sandile Prusente is TB HIV Care's Care and Treatment Programme Director. In this role, he provides leadership, operational and strategic direction to the programme and collaborates closely with funders and the Eastern Cape Department of Health.
Sandile has a nursing background with diplomas in general, community, midwifery and psychiatric nursing sciences. He is a public health specialist (MSc Med) with more than 12 years of experience in clinical and research programmes.
In 2007, Sandile joined the Foundation for Professional Development (FPD) as a nurse clinician (HIV/TB) and later worked with the International Centre for Aids Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP) in patient clinical management.
Sandile joined TB HIV Care in 2009. He served in various positions including as a site manager (Mthatha) and a regional manager (Eastern Cape) (HTS/PP Prev). In 2018, he was responsible for technical support as the clinical technical lead for the Care and Treatment Programme. Sandile’s goal has always been to provide sound leadership that creates an enabling work environment for all those in need of development.