"Bringing health workers into public service on the African continent"
We are a social profit organisation with a dedicated team of people working with a network of
government bodies, private sector institutions and civil society organisations.
Madwaleni Hospital - stories from a rural hospital on the Wild Coast
20 March 2013
We have decided to use this blog as a way to share our journey with our friends and family, as well as hopefully to encourage those who are considering working in a rural environment. We hope you enjoy reading it! Read full story
Why I went back - Kayleigh McMillan
8 January 2013
Except for TV documentaries and films, I had no experience of poverty and places without running water and electricity. I had never met a person with HIV. In Zithulele, there was no escaping either – especially once I began working on the hospital’s anti-retroviral programme. Read Kayleigh's amazing story. Read full story
Finding a new way of life in the public sector
29 November 2012
After working in the private sector for almost 30 years, Dr Charles Batchelder decided that he needed “a new way of life”. “I felt like a new challenge and wanted to give a little back before I retired. The private practice was almost mundane. It was the same day after day.” Read full story
Migrants often excluded
22 October 2012
Teresa* always wanted to become a doctor, but life had other plans for her. She managed to qualify as a nurse, but civil war forced her to flee her home in the Congo. She resettled in Johannesburg and began making a living off an informal stall in an area heavily populated by migrants. Read full story