Sibusiso Fihlani


Sibusiso Fihlani is a young art-vist working as an intern at Rural Health Advocacy Projects (RHAP), an organisation that advocacy for a health system where rural communities access equitable, quality health care services. He has recently completed his MA in Drama Therapy with the University of Witwatersrand. He is an Atlantic Fellow with Tekano for health equity based in South Africa. He is also passionate about ways of advocating for healthier relationships between fathers and children. He Facilitates theatre processes to help clients process emotions and feeling through contemplative reflection practice and reporting on individual well-being and groups. He has also did a Course of Applied Theatre in Education, under Drama for Life. He is exploring the use of drama therapy in encouraging community participation in health. This young leader has been has been awarded with awards ranging from the Dr John Kani award for out outstanding theatre performance, direction and community based drama for social change under the wits school of art, the Yvonne Banning Applied drama: Awarded for outstanding ethnographic research in applied drama by a postgraduate student.  Sibusiso seek to use interactive radio to help rural and marginalized community form part of public health dialogues. Through research, Sibusiso has contributing to the development of South African drama therapy.

11:45AM - 12:00PM

12 November 2020 HSG Global Symposium

Welcome And Framing Of The Session

12:55PM - 13:00 PM

12 November 2020 HSG Global Symposium