Dr. Nomfundo Nomsa Mnisi is a veterinarian who qualified at the Medical University of Southern Africa (MEDUNSA) and later obtained a Master in Public Health degree at the same institution, at that time named University of Limpopo, MEDUNSA campus. Her career started as a state veterinarian in Mpumalanga province serving previously disadvantaged communities and providing clinical training to officials who received their training through correspondence. She moved through the ranks and through different units in state vet services in different provinces, with national and inter-national liaison. She has been in senior management with the Mpumalanga provincial government for the past 12 years with a number of management training covering the broad spectrum of public management.
She is a community orientated veterinarian and believes in changing mind-sets to achieve animal health care. Having found out about the veterinary career per chance herself, she is a strong believer in animal health awareness creation especially to secondary school going learners. She is involved in a number of animal health awareness programs, focusing primarily on recruiting learners into the veterinary field. Dr. Mnisi is a founding member of Dr. Nomfundo Mnisi Foundation, which focuses on animal health awareness creation through different fora.
Dr. Mnisi is a frequent speaker at different functions as she believes animal health is a strong pillar to achieve public health. She serves at the South African Veterinary Council as a Vice-President of the Council. On the side, the wife and mother of four children is an aspiring events hostess being the owner of ZWIKANDO Events, an events venue situated on their farm residence in Mbombela (Nelspruit).
Last modified: June 17, 2020