The COVID-19 epidemic in the Western Cape is at least a few weeks ahead of South Africa’s other provinces. As a result, doctors in the province’s COVID-19 wards have generally seen more COVID-19 patients over a longer period than their peers in other provinces. The province’s designated COVID-19 hospitals have also had more experience in adapting to the unique challenges posed by the pandemic.
On Thursday afternoon, the South African Medical Research Council hosted a webinar on which some leading doctors in the province shared some key lessons from the last few months. We highlight seven that stood out…..more
Share by Professor Shabir Moosa
Professor Moosa is a family physician in Soweto, Johannesburg. His interests are family medicine, community-oriented primary health care, and health management.