Dr. Eddie Mhlanga is a member of the South African National Committee on the Confidential Enquiry of Maternal Death. He also serves on the FIGO (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics) Task Team on the Prevention of Unsafe Abortion. As director of Maternal, Child and Women’s Health for the Department of Health, Dr. Mhlanga was instrumental in helping implement the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act (1996).
Dr. Mhlanga has never stopped being an abortion provider. He is currently the Provincial Specialist of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Health for Mpumalanga province and is providing clinical care in a low resource setting.