After completing her BPharm degree in 1990, Hasina spent several years in the South African healthcare sector including the private hospital, home care, pharmaceutical and managed healthcare sectors. During her tenure in the healthcare sector, Hasina pursued studies in pharmaco-economics and general management. Whilst with Discovery, Hasina had the opportunity to complete an Executive Leadership Programme at the Said Business School, Oxford University. She also served on various representative organisational committees including that of the Council of Medical Scheme’s committee for the development of algorithms for the PMB-CDL conditions, the Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa (PSSA) and the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA).
The legal challenges that faced the Healthcare industry at the time, ignited in Hasina an interest in the law. After completing a certificate course in Medicine and Law, she continued with her studies in law and completed her LLB.
In 2015, Hasina joined the Johannesburg Bar as a pupil and having passed the Bar exam, is now a full member of the Johannesburg Bar and an admitted Advocate of the High Court.
Hasina’s first-hand experience in various sectors of healthcare coupled with her recent foray into law now distinguishes her as having a rare combination of skills that puts her in a unique position with regards medico-legal matters.
Hasina recently completed a mediation course through the University of Cape Town’s law@work department and is now qualified to offer her services as a mediator.
Hasina’s legal experience, in addition to medico-legal matters, also includes personal injury matters, family law, commercial law, labour law and administrative law.