Sivuyisiwe Wonci is a lecturer in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Nelson Mandela University. She specialises in health policy, gendered health systems, healthcare systems strengthening, and the National Health Insurance in South Africa. Sivuyisiwe is also PhD candidate in the Sociology Department at the University of South Africa under the Social Policy DST/NRF SARChI Chair. Her doctoral research focuses on health policy and health system strengthening in South Africa, using the National Health Insurance as a case study. Sivuyisiwe holds a Master of Public Health from Montclair State University, USA through the Fulbright Scholarship Programme. She also holds Bachelor’s and Honours degrees in Sociology from the University of the Western Cape.