Director Hospice Support
Zodwa Sithole was born in South Africa. She was educated at Sebokeng nursing college where she gained a diploma in nursing, and at the University of South Africa where she completed a degree in nursing.
Zodwa formally trained in various areas such as primary health, nursing administration and education, community health, midwifery, general nursing and Palliative Care. She is now on the masters program with Durban University of Technology.
She has worked in the health sector for a total period of 27 years, in various disciples including general nursing, midwifery, community health, Palliative Care etc.
She gained Experience in various institutions comprising private, government and community. She functioned in environments of limited resources, illiteracy, abject poverty and general deprivation, hence a diverse content of first and third world care.
In later practice, she developed a passion for care of the frail and the terminally ill, hence the furtherance of understanding of the less understood discipline of palliative care.
She is born in a family of three brothers and four sisters, married with two young daughters.
She has participated in a number of national and international conferences, flying the hospice flag in the specific area of palliative care and lately nurse prescribing morphine. Presently she is working at HPCA as the advocacy manager.