Mosotho is an experienced Health Strategic Program Manager and Technical Facilitator in the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRH&R). I have over 20 years’ experience working as Deputy Director, Director and Public Health Officer in the SRHR field. I obtained a BA Cur Degree in Nursing Sciences with the University of South Africa in 1990 and a Master’s in International Health with Uppsala University in Sweden in 2003. In 2013, I completed the Advanced Management Program conducted by the Foundation for Professional Development in Collaboration with Yale University with a distinction. I have a demonstrated track record working with Ministries of Health in Africa, International Non-governmental Organizations, United Nations Organizations and SRHR Agencies in South Africa and beyond. I am a seasoned public speaker, mentor and coach in the health sector. I have contributed through development of technical and training resources and co-authored SRH&R publications. For over two decades, I have traveled to many countries in all regions of the world presenting papers on global platforms.
DEVELOPMENT OF TECHNICAL AND TRAINING RESOURCES
Comprehensive Abortion Care (CAC) and Other Related Reproductive Health Matters for training registered nurses and midwives.
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Manual, used and adopted by all nine Provinces in South Africa
HIV Voluntary Counselling and testing Manual, adopted by the national department of Health
Contraceptive Policy Guidelines for Public Sector Services, approved by the National Department of Health for implementations by all nine Provinces in South Africa
Contraceptive Service Delivery Guidelines for Public Sector Services, approved by the National Department of Health for implementations by all nine Provinces in South Africa.
Contributed a Chapter on Abortion Care Experiences in South Africa to a book written by Sarah Diel (Hrsg.) published in German (Deproduktion Schwangerschaftssabbruch in internationalen Kontext).
Conscientious Objections Manual; Contributed background and content to the Women’s Legal Centre which was contracted to develop this manual.
The Strategic Plan for the implementation of the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act in South Africa.
The Medical Abortion Implementation Policy Guidelines for South Africa.
Mitchell EM, Trueman K, Gabriel M, et al. An evaluation of the impact of the values clarification workshops on termination of pregnancy access in Limpopo Province, South Africa, 2004.
Mitchell EM, Trueman K, Gabriel M, et al. Alliances from ambivalence: evaluation of abortion values clarification workshops with stakeholders in South Africa. Africa Journal of Reproductive Health. 2005:9(3):89-99.
Harries J, Orner P, Gabriel M, et al. Delays in seeking an abortion until the second trimester: a qualitative study in South Africa. Reproductive Health, 2007:7:4.
4Katherine L Turner, Alyson G Hyman, Mosotho C Gabriel. Clarifying values and transforming attitudes to improve access to second trimester abortion; Reproductive Health Matters
Guest Speaker nationally and internationally
Mentor and trainer