Category: Health & Wellness

New hope for transplant patients

World-first HIV liver transplant presents potential new pool of living donors that could save more lives. In 2017, our multi-disciplinary team at Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre in Johannesburg performed what was, to the best of our knowledge, the world’s first living donor liver transplant…

Making the national alcohol policy alive: The role of the private sector

Zambia is among the few countries that have successfully developed a National Alcohol Policy (NAP) through an inclusive multisectoral process involving the public and the private sectors and the civil society. This strategy ensures that the human-centred approach becomes the overarching response strategy in responding…

Depression in the workplace

The recent tragic passing of Prof. Bongani Mayosi, known to have suffered from depression, has mobilised a renewed awareness of the significance and potentially devastating effects of depression in the workplace. In terms of prevalence, depression is the “common flu” of mental illness of our…