It’s been over a year since COVID-19 first hit South Africa. Since then, many people have been living in constant fear and many have lost loved ones. Frontline healthcare workers had no choice but to face their fears if they were to keep doing the life-saving work they were trained for. Amy Green, for Spotlight and Health-e News, and colleagues explore the emotional toll that South Africa’s third wave of COVID-19 is taking on healthcare workers.Read More
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Bibi-Aisha Wadvalla took over the reigns at Health-e News in the beginning of June. The team is excited to welcome her and her new ideas that promise to breathe new life into the organisation.Read More
News Editor Amy Green was interviewed on SAfm Radio on Life Happens with Phemelo Motene about her story on cryptococcal meningitis – the second leading killer of people living with HIV.Read More
Cryptococcal meningitis is the second biggest killer of people living with HIV after tuberculosis (TB). Now, a global initiative, the Ending Cryptococcal Meningitis Deaths by 2030 Strategic Framework aims to get the gold standard drug to treat the disease – flucytosine – registered in countries that need it. By Amy Green for Spotlight and Health-e News.Read More
Friends, family and colleagues remember the life of Health-e News board member and health activist Celicia Serenata.Read More
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