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Rural health care workers in South Africa are a hardy, dedicated lot. They travel great distances and often have to make do with what they have at hand. But it also gives them a close bond with their patients and an insight into treating the whole person. These challenges make them better doctors, says Rural Doctor of the Year Jenny Nash.
Health goes hand-in-hand with a quality life. Nelson Mandela was one of the most outspoken visionaries when it came to the health and wellness of the world's citizens. Today, his legacy lives on in the foundation named for him, and the hospital being built in his honour.
The University of Cape Town’s Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health is part of an international consortium of scientists that will work to improve treatment for mental health disorders in low-and middle-income countries.
• Proactive approach to mental health