Committee of Insurance, Securities
and Non-Banking Financial Authorities




10:30 - 11:30

CISNA, in collaboration with the Council of Medical Schemes, South Africa, is hosting a webinar on Recognition Framework for Foreign Health Care Insurance (Medical Aid Scheme) Products on 29 February 2024 at 10:30 (SA Time).

Members are requested to invite the relevant stakeholders from their respective Member States who are concerned with the Medical Aid Schemes and this framework.

To attend the webinar, please register via the link:

The agenda is as follows:

  1. Welcome by Mr Kenneth Matomola, CISNA Chairperson
  2. Background by Ms Namakau Ntini, Chairperson of the Insurance and Retirement Funds, Medical Schemes and Intermediaries Sub-Committee
  3. Guideline: Recognition Framework for Foreign Health Care Insurance (Medical Aid Scheme) Products
  4. The Memorandum of Understanding for Student Visa
  5. Q & A and Way forward
  6. Closing



Avril Jacobs is a governance specialist with over 19 (Nineteen) years of experience in finance, compliance, investigation, enforcement, audit, risk management, and governance expertise in the public as well as the private sector.

Avril’s key skills include an in-depth knowledge of board governance, compliance, enforcement, forensic and regulatory investigations of medical schemes, medical scheme administrators, and insurers.

Avril Jacobs was appointed at the Council for Medical Schemes in July 2008 as a Senior Accreditation Analyst and progressed to the Compliance & Investigations Unit in May 2017, where she held a position as Senior Compliance Officer. She further progressed to the position of Senior Manager: Regulation – Compliance and Investigations from 01 October 2022.

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