Pretoria, South Africa
| COSATU, ICN|
| Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa|
Simon Hlungwani, president
Thembeka Gwagwa, general secretary
The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) is a trade union in South Africa that describes itself as "a voluntary organisation for South African nurses and midwifery professionals".
Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa Wikipedia
DENOSA was established in its current form on 5 December 1996.
DENOSA is an affiliate of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) and became a full member of the International Council of Nurses on 15 June 1997. The union suspended its participation in the leadership structures of COSATU on 10 November 2014 as a result of the federations expulsion of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) on 7 November 2014.
At its 2010 congress, DENOSA passed a resolution that the DENOSA National Executive Committee should proceed with the merger with the South African Democratic Nurses' Union (SADNU).
DENOSA has set up numerous projects with the aim of improving healthcare in South Africa. These mainly consist of workshops to educate nurses on HIV/AIDS and multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis
The following list is of the national leadership:President: Simon Hlungwani
1st Deputy President: Letsatsi Modise
2nd Deputy President: Thandeka Msibi
National Treasurer: Cookie Nkambule
General Secretary: Thembeka Gwagwa
Second Deputy General Secretary: Operations David Makhombe
Second Deputy General Secretary: Member-Service Madithapo Masemola
The following list is of the Provincial Chairpersons.Eastern Cape: Lulekwa Nhlebi
Free State: Thibogang Thole
Gauteng: Simphiwe Gada
KwaZulu-Natal: Sibonelo Cele
Limpopo: Alfred Mpoo Makoana
Mpumalanga: Mzwandile Shongwe
North West: Fina Regina Setshedi
Northern Cape: Martin Taolo
Western Cape: Barbara Ruiters