The Committee has as its only objective, the arranging of the conferences which includes the following:


  • Booking of Venue, including facilities and meals
  • Deciding on topics, with a very strong emphasis on practical upskilling of the GP in his / her practice.
  • Arranging for and paying speakers for their contribution.
  • Applying for 11 CPD points, being 7 ordinary points and 4 ethic points.
  • Arranging for the “electronic scanning” of all delegates, so that the points may be registered to the delegates, through MYCPD.
  • Recruiting sponsors, to help defray the costs of the meeting.
  • Other administrative tasks such as the compiling and printing of the programme, Online registrations forms, website maintenance,information of delegates, both prior and on the day, circulating a survey.



The Steering Committee comprises the following persons:




Dr Mukesh Govind


  • Chairman of the Gauteng General Practitioners forum. (GGPF)
  • Dr. Mukesh Govind is Director of IPAF in charge of the website.
  • Dr. Govind is a Family Practitioner in BELLEVUE.
  • Managing Director  for JHB CITY MEDICAL GROUP.
  • On the Board of  Directors for GMCC ..
  • Director  for SAMCC.






Dr Elijah Nkosi



  • Dr. Elijah Nkosi is the Company Secretary & Director of IPAF.
  • Executive Director of the South African Medical and Dental Practitioners (SAMDP).
  • Founder member and current CEO of the GP network called the SAMDP Provider Network (SP Net).
  • Trustee of Profmed.
  • Dr Elijah Nkosi is practicing as a Family Practitioner in Soweto.
  • Former chairman of the board at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital from 1999 to 2012.



Dr Martha Mpotoane


  • Family Practitioner at Vereening
  • Marketing Director at Spnet
  • Member of the Bonitas Clinical Coordinating committee(BCCC)
  • Member of the GGPF(Gauteng General Practitioners Forum)
  • Member of the Central Peer Review Committee at Medscheme
  • IPAF Member of the Family Practitioners Advisory Board at Discovery

Mr Herman Kohlöffel 



  • Mr Kohloffel concurrently serves as a Medical Administration Director as well as Managing Director of a Medical IPA Operations Company and Strategic Medical Healthcare Property Investment Company)

  • His health care career started in 1987 when he served in the medical corps for 2 years and then after completing his studies joined the private sector in 1993 where he began as a PR consultant to a Pharmaceutical Company. He has been involved with the NHC Ltd group since 1995 where he still currently serves as Managing Director. He has during the past 20 years been exposed to a wide range of health care aspects and systems including: 

  • Reimbursement Models including Capitation, Risk Pool Management, Alignment of Incentives, Performance Based Reimbursement Models, Healthcare Economics, Healthcare Management, Healthcare Administration, Healthcare Consulting, Managed Care, Group Practice Management, Medical Practice Management of Multi-disciplinary Medical Practices, Emergency Services, Strategic planning, RestructuringMergers & Acquisitions, Finance & Administration, Finance & Project Management, Property Finance, PV and other Alternative Energy Solutions, Social Health including National Health Insurance (NHI), Medical Conference Co-ordination, Marketing & Branding and Recruitment & Human Capital Management. 







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