Dr. Nadah Whelpton – Head, Ledwaba Pharmaceuticals Chamber
Dr.Nadah Whelpton is the presiding chairperson of Ledwaba Pharmaceutical Corporation, a subsidiary of Ledwaba Corporation. She finished her formal schooling in Windhoek, Namibia, and completed her studies at the University of Northwest, the former University of Potchefstroom where she obtained a B-Pharm degree and focused during her M-Pharm Med studies at the University of Pretoria on synergic nutrients and products in the human body. Nada returned to Namibia for three years to gain experience in pharmaceutical duties at a State Institution, involving the establishment of a Direct Drug Information System for patients as well as a High Scheduled Drug Control System. January 1988 Nada was appointed at the Eugene Marais Hospital, Pretoria, for pharmaceutical duties, amongst the duties were the controlling of medicine, clinical work and the distribution of theater equipment. During this time Nada became aware of the need for Information Systems within her field of work.In October 1994 Nada formed her own company Medical Economic Advisors, a stepping-stone into the medical world of Information Technology Systems and Solutions. In 1998 she took part in listing the company Micrologix on the JSE trading on medical information and billing systems.
Nada also achieved to establish a Central Control System for identification and quality assurance of pharmaceutical products, which will be implemented shortly into the Health Industry. Nada established a Financial and Administration System for Medical Aids in conjunction with Health Economics Advisors.
During 2003 Nada finalized a system for Africa Health Investment Holdings which co-ordinates, regulates and controls healthcare products and services for members of a legal benefit entity by researching the possibility of facilitating healthcare benefit as a trading application to be in future regulated by a financial control board/ association. In October 2003 Nada engaged in Nutrition Products and developed her own product range and joined hands in Africa Healing Venture focusing on the right spirit to heal and enlighten Africa by distributing a Healing Nutrition Product and establishing Care Centers where people’s emotional and spiritual needs are taken care off. Nada completed counseling studies at the University of Northwest in 2005 enabling her to perform duties at the R512 Hartbeespoort Care Centre, a public benefit organization, birthing 2 counseling programs; Renewing of Your Mind and To Be in Position. Appointed as the public officer off this care organization in 2007 Nada facilitates upliftment services for community members via the Africa Healing Venture Service Provider Network