Dr. Sibeko named Head of Division of Addictions

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Congratulations Dr. Sibeko!

The South Africa HIV ATTC Co-Director, Goodman Sibeko, has been announced as the new Head of Division of Addictions at University of Cape Town!

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Goodman Sibeko, PhD has a medical degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and a doctorate from University of Cape Town. He specialises in peer-run interventions for caregivers and non-specialist workers in the management of severe mental illness. As Co-Director of the South Africa HIV ATTC, he oversees all day-to-day operations and leads liaison activities with local and international stakeholders and partners. He leads training and technical assistance activities related to substance use, HIV, and mental health. Dr. Sibeko is the author of "Mental Health Training for Community Health Workers" which is used by the South Africa HIV ATTC as a core curriculum to help organisations improve mental health care as a means of reducing HIV risk and improving HIV treatment outcomes.