Minutes of the 21st annual General Meeting of the NDA held at Heija lodge on 25th September 2010.
Dr. Kagiso Moloi, the president, welcomed everyone at the AGM.
1.2 New Members
There was a number of Ministry of Health Dentist all over Namibia which was joined this year to be part of the NDA.
Dr. K. Moloi, Dr. N Landsberg, Dr. T. Scriba, Dr. S. Obholzer, Dr. N. Herunga, Dr. T.Aochamus,
Dr. M. Ndyetabula, Dr. E. Kandukira, Dr. E. Shameni-
Dr. A. Hanekom, Dr. R. Ndelenga, Dr. Q. Antonova, Dr. B. Bachmeier, Dr. T. Fox, Dr. H. Kanjere,
Dr. P. Coetzee, Dr. C. Jurgens, Dr. L. Schhickerling, Dr. J. Smith, Dr. M. Van Zyl, Dr. A. van Vuuren,
Dr. S. Suliman, Dr. H. v/d Westhuizen, Dr. K. Nel, Dr. H de Haast, Dr. U. BrÄuer, Dr. B. van Eyk,
Dr. S. Vangese, Dr. F. Rusirevi, Dr. T. Marodza, Dr. C. Tenga, Dr. D.Burger, Dr. C. Gumbie, Dr. R. Mwaenga, Dr. D. Chisodza, Dr. R. Muro, Dr. J. Rutabanzibwa,Dr. A. Chigova, Dr.M. Chikwaya, D. F. Uugwanga,
Dr. M. Nelson
1.4 Apologies/Proxy holders
Dr. N Landsberg for Dr. I Swanepoel
Dr. K Moloi for Dr. S Louw
Dr. K Moloi for Dr. Hattingh
Dr. A Oelofse for Dr. N Patrick
Dr. T Scriba for Dr. M Schünemann
Dr.L Schickerling for Dr. M Shier
Dr. N Herunga for Dr. L Isaac
Dr. N Herunga for Dr. D Tjimuku
Dr. D Burger for Dr. S Suardi
Dr. H de Haast for Dr. H Muller
1.5 Announcement of quarum
A quorum to represent the registered members of the NDA was present.
69 Members on NDA: 44 people present at AGM – 16 is not NDA members (37%)
Including the proxy holders, 53% registered NDA members
2. Adoption of the agenda – the following points was added:
Dr. Rutabanzibwa – FDI
Dr. D Burger -
3. Matters arising from previous meetings/ Confirmation of previous minutes:
There were no amendments to previous minutes so Dr. A. Hanekom proposed to approve the minutes of 21/09/2009. The motion was seconded by Dr. S Suardi. The majority of members gave approval.
4. Reports from standing committees
4.1 President's report
The report was read by Dr. K. Moloi, the President, himself. A copy is attached.
4.2 Honorary Treasurer's report
The treasures, Dr. T. Scriba presented the report. A copy is attached.
It was proposed by Dr. J Smith to increase the Capitation fees to N$850.00. The Ministry of
Health/ Government Dentists proposed they get a lesser fee. After the AGM voted on this
matter, it was concluded that the capitation fee for 2011 is N$ 850.00 for all.
4.3 Appointment of auditors
It was generally accepted that Financial Consulting Services (FCS) stays out auditors
4.4 Budget for 2011
Dr. H. v/d Westhuizen proposed to increase the budget from N$80 000 to N$100 000. Dr. A. Oelofse said that we already have a deficit in our NDA bank-
4.5 Marketing and advertising
Dr. R. Rutabanzibwa asked how this is beneficial to the State Dentists. Dr. A. Hanekom explained from where the origin is for advertising the dental profession. The main aim is to increase Dental Health and Dental Profession in a whole over the country. Not only in private sector.
Dr. A Hanekom said that hits still continue to increase weekly. It can be said that almost 50% is administration for NDA and the other 50% is for dental indications and info.
4.7 National Dental Health Month
Colgate is our loyal sponsor and continuous support for this day-
5. NDA tariff for 2011
Psemas: Dr. N Herunga gave feedback on this situation with the ministry. We do not get any response from them at all. Also not even by email. None of our queries and questions was looked at.
NDA tariff list for 2011-
6. Matters of which notice have been given
Dr. D. Burger said that he felt really uncomfortable with the type of language spoken by one lecturer. He also said he feel that the NDA exco committee should stand up and address such person during a lecture when foul language is used. He also said that this using of alcohol during lecturers and answering cell phones is disrespectful and unprofessional. Dr. A. Hanekom seconded and supported his motion. Coming late is also a very big issue.
Dr. K. Moloi asked that everyone can suggest lecturers for future lectures at congresses. With regards to the topics we as NDA members feel we want to be discussed.
Dr. R. Rutabanzibwa – FDI
He has attended the congress in Sept 2010 in Brazil. He was very upset that Namibia is not part of the FDI and also that Namibia cannot take part in elections. He said the benefits from being part of FDI are: the honour forum and it is recognised by the WHO. He also spoke about the FDI SMILE which was discontinued. Dr. L. Schickerling said-
7. Elections for new EXCO committee for 2010/2011
President: Dr. K. Moloi
Vice president: Dr. S. Obholzer
Treasurer: Dr. T. Scriba
Secretary: R Rutabanzibwa
8. Additional members:
Dr. N. Landsberg
Dr. I. Swanepoel
Dr. N Herunga
Dr. A Oelofse
9. Date and venue for next AGN/congress and Closure
The date will be decided by the Exco committee.
Since there being no more topics to discuss, the AGM was officially closed.