Markheywood, Drnathimdladla, Drjeremynel

Markheywood, Drnathimdladla

Inside Track: Hotpsot Gauteng

Mark Heywood in conversation with Dr Nathi Mdladla and Jeremy Nel

2020-07-11 06:30:00 PM

30 minutes until MarkHeywood, DrNathiMdladla & DrJeremyNel are live reflecting on their experiences on the frontlines of care & analyse Gauteng's readiness for the surge. Register here: Sponsored by PPS_SA

Mark Heywood in conversation with Dr Nathi Mdladla and Jeremy Nel

Is the health system ready to meet the Covid-19 surge?About The WebinarThe past week has seen a huge increase in Covid-19 cases from the Gauteng Province. What is driving the epidemic and what challenges will we face over the next few weeks? Is the health system ready for the surge? What needs to be done to save thousands of lives of people who become seriously ill and ensure the country can manage the peak in the best way possible?

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Join Maverick Citizen editorin conversation withDr Nathi Mdladla, Associate Professor and Chief Intensivist at Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital and Sefako Makgatho University, andDr Jeremy Nel, head of infectious diseases at Helen Joseph Hospital, Johannesburg, as they reflect on their experiences on the frontlines of care and analyse Gauteng's readiness for the surge.

Mark Heywood is former Executive Director of SECTION27, was one of the founding members of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and is Editor of Maverick Citizen; the division of Daily Maverick dedciated to Civil Society.Dr Nathi Mdladla,Associate Professor and Chief Intensivist at Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital and Sefako Makgatho University. A part-time cardiac anaesthesiologist in private practice. Deputy President of the Cardiac Anaesthesia Society of South Africa

Dr Jeremy Nel​​​​​​​ obtained his MBChB at the University of Cape Town and then specialized as a physician and then an Infectious Diseases specialist at Wits University. He also obtained a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the Royal College of Physicians in London, and recently completed a Fellowship in Transplant Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is currently the head of infectious diseases at Helen Joseph Hospital, and is an active member of the SA HIV Clinicians Society.

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