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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
Holiday to SA turned into a decade of helping others
25 September 2012
A holiday in South Africa ten years ago turned into the founding of a charity to support children affected by HIV/Aids. “We were both retired and thought we could do something. We couldn’t quite find the right fit to volunteer so we decided to start our own organisation.” Read full story
Rural health in SA is a rollercoaster - Dr Karl Le Roux
20 September 2012
Le Roux was speaking at the Rural Doctors’ Association of South Africa (RuDASA) conference held in Bloemfontein in the Free State recently. He is the chairperson of RuDASA and has worked at Zithulele Hospital in the Eastern Cape since November 2006. Read full story