Black Mental  Health Matters

Dr Unati Makiwane

the president

Dr Unati Makiwane is a Family Physician with over 15 year experience,  Health and Certified Transformation Life Coach  focusing on Men’s Health and Boy Child’s Mental Health.

 She is currently pursuing her MBA in Business and Corporate Communications.


She immigrated from South Africa in 2010 and worked in the Rural & Urban Saskatchewan. She later relocated to Alberta in 2014. She is the Founder and the Medical Director of United Medical Clinic in Calgary, Canada. Outside her clinical practice, she is involved in the community building mental health projects working with Immigrant Services Calgary, New Comers Centre, Schools and other Private Organizations. She’s also the Medical Director and a Host of “Black Mental Health Matters” weekly Show for United States of Africa. She is quite active on social media, debunking all the stereotypical narratives causing boys and men to avoid mental health support. Dr Unati is the first Black Female Physician in Canada to host a Men’s Health Talk Show which runs once a week where she interacts with a global community of Men seeking to lead healthy lives mentally, physically and spiritually. She recently launched her transformative online course “Men Get Depressed Too”. She took a deep dive on the key silent elements that cause depression.

Our Team

Dr. Unati Makiwane

The President

Dr Unati Makiwane is a Family Physician, Health and Certified Transformation

Dr Olusola Olowookere MbCHb , MPH, MSc Psych

Former Vice President

Dr Olusola Olowookere  is a  Practicing Consultant Psychiatrist,
Forensic Medical Examiner and
CEO  of Greyinsights Limited

Daniel Mwambonu

CEO & Founder

  • Daniel Mwambonu is an African International Human Rights Activist and Mental Health Advocate.

Kevin Washington (Mwata Kairi) PhD


Kevin Washington (Mwata Kairi)

Claire Nasasira

Assistant Treasurer

Claire Nasasira is a  Ugandan Journalist passionate about health and

Dr. Marsha N Harris


Dr. Marsha N Harris  is a Certified/Licensed School Psychologist  

Amicia Ramsey


Amicia Ramsey is an experienced television journalist, TV Host and entrepreneur. She uses her platform 

David Naboare


David Naboare is a Health Science Education, Psychiatry student and Mental Health Advocate

Martina Witter


Martina Witter is an Accredited Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, Health and Wellbeing Consultant

Ayomide Ruth Oluwagbenga

Events Manager

Ayomide Ruth Oluwagbenga is a writer and poet passionate about humanity 

Dr. Latonya Thomas, DNP, BSN, RN, CLNC, C-MI


Dr. Latonya Thomas, DNP, BSN, RN, CLNC, C-MI  is an experienced Registered Legal Nurse consultant

Gathoni Mbugua


Gathoni Mbugua is a Psychologist (B. A Psychology-Egerton University First Class Honours



Dr. Dia Pfleger is experienced in all areas of Human
Capital, specializing in diversity and inclusion (DEI).