Bongani Mayosi

Annual Memorial Lectures

The Bongani Mayosi Memorial Lectures, presented at UCT, will be an annual lecture by an esteemed guest speaker chosen by the Foundation. The guest speaker chosen may not necessarily be a medical doctor, but someone who embodies the spirit and leadership and excellence that Professor Mayosi displayed throughout the duration of his life.


  • The remarkable legacy of Professor Bongani Mayosi

    Inaugural Bongani Mayosi Memorial Lecture presented by Professor Jimmy Volmink, Dean of Medicine and Health Sciences at Stellenbosch University

  • A Celebration of African Scholarship

    1st UCT Bongani Mayosi Memorial lecture presented by Professor George Mensah Director, Centre for Translation Research and implementation Science at The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH)

  • Lessons from Bongani Mayosi’s life and work: Transformation in the era of COVID-19

    2nd UCT Bongani Mayosi Memorial Lecture presented by Dr. Matshidiso Moeti World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa

  • Bongani Mayosi – Passion, Impact and Excellence

    3rd UCT Bongani Memorial Lecture presented by Professor Abdool Salim Karim, Director of the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa

  • Innovating on Solid Ground - Bridging Science, Entrepreneurship, and Community for Health Advancement

    4rd UCT Bongani Memorial Lecture presented by Dr Vuyane Mhlomi, UCT graduate and healthcare entrepreneur