Ames Dhai

Ames Dhai is the Director of the Steve Biko Centre for Bioethics at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand. She began her career as a medical doctor, specialising in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and went on to graduate with a Masters in Law and Ethics. She heads the only Masters and PHD programs in Bioethics and Health Law on the continent and is an ethicist of international standing. She serves regularly as a consultant/ expert advisor for the World Health Organisation and is on the WHO’s African Advisory Committee for Health Research.