Dr Nomafrench Mbombo

Member of the Western Cape Provincial Legislature

Nomafrench Mbombo

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About Nomafrench Mbombo

Professor Mbombo currently serves as the Federal DA Women's Network Leader and MEC. Professor Mbombo hails from Mdantsane township in East London, Eastern Cape. Before entering into politics, she was an associate professor at the Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape.

She holds a Ph.D. in the area of Gender and Human Rights (UWC), master’s in Maternal & Child Health (UKZN) and a bachelor’s in Nursing Science (UFH). She previously worked in provincial and local government health departments in the Eastern Cape and KZN respectively.

Before her appointment to the role of Western Cape Minster of Health, she was the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs & Sport.

A scholar and community activist, Nomafrench has worked and collaborated with different stakeholders provincially, nationally, across Africa and globally; engaging communities, civil society, governments, parliamentarians and professional bodies to amplify the voices of populations at risk – particularly pregnant and rural women.

She has also served in different organisations as a member, advisor and consultant in various ministerial committees such as the National Committee of Confidential Enquiries on Maternal Death, NEPAD, and the UN Office of Human Rights: Women & Gender Directorate. Source: DA

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2023 committee attendance as mp

83% attendance rate (10 of 12 )

2022 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (6 of 6 )

2021 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (13 of 13 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate (10 of 11 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (2 of 2 )

DISCLAIMER: This information has been obtained via the Parliamentary Monitoring Group. PMG makes every effort to compile reliable and comprehensive information, but does not claim that the data is 100% accurate and complete.

What they said in committee meetings:

What are committee meetings?

Committee meetings are planned events where real-world impactful work happens such as law-making, oversight and public participation - which are all cornerstones of the work our MPs do. Although often citizens focus on the public debate taking place in main chambers, the majority of MPs' time is spent working within committees. Here is a place to see what your committee is saying.

The apologies on behalf of the Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo (DA), and Ms W Philander (DA) were accepted.

Questions asked to ministers:

What are questions asked to ministers?

Written questions and feedback are essential tools used by MPs for oversight and hold the executive accountable. This oversight mechanism allows MPs’ to extract detailed information that would normally be difficult to comprehend through oral engagement. You can see the questions that your MPs are asking here.

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Plenary appearances:

What are plenary appearances?

Plenary sessions are forums that have been created for the purpose of public debate and decision-making. This mechanism is used to convey the messages of our MPs within main chambers on important decisions, like how they vote.

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