GE Vital Voices
GE Vital Voices
Oct 8, 2021
Helping the healers
Play • 21 min
A look at healthcare worker mental health in South Africa. Guests: Dr Zolelwa Sifumba (global health advocate) Dr Lerato Khatle (founder of YoungMD) Healthcare workers give so much of themselves daily to their work, and face pressures on their mental, not just physical health and wellbeing. In this episode of GE Vital Voices we speak to experts about why these challenges exist, and what we can do as a community and a healthcare system, to make things better. Dr Zolelwa Sifumba is a doctor and global health advocate, who opens up and shares her experience of contracting TB and Covid-19 while practicing medicine. Dr Lerato Khatle is the founder of YoungMD and discusses how we can better embrace and support healthcare workers as whole people. GE Vital Voices is brought to you by GE Healthcare. Healthcare has never been more accessible, intelligent or dynamic. It’s also never been under more pressure. That’s where GE Healthcare comes in – you and us, the clinicians and professionals on the frontlines of delivering healthcare for your patients and communities and those building the intelligent devices, data analytics, applications and services to enable you to do so more efficiently and with better outcomes. Together, we’re at the center of an ecosystem striving for precision health. Episodes are released monthly. Find us on gehealthcare.africa or on social media as GE Africa. The show is presented by Elna Schütz and recorded by Solid Gold Podcast Studios. GE Healthcare Africa website · Twitter · LinkedIn · Dr Zolelwa Sifumba · Dr Lerato Khatle · Elna Schütz
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