12 Common Mistakes to Avoid as a Public Health Consultant in Africa

This article highlights 12 common mistakes to avoid as a public health consultant in Africa. From not delivering on time to using a one-size-fits-all approach, the article covers a range of pitfalls that can undermine the success of public health interventions. This article offers practical advice for avoiding these common mistakes and succeeding in the challenging field of public health consulting in Africa.

The Saddest Song I Ever Heard – May It Never Be Repeated

A sad experience I had a a teen, in the time before antiretroviral therapy for HIV.

Practicing Mindfulness as a Lifestyle & to Overcome Depression

Practicing mindfulness in this modern day fast-paced world has been shown to be immensely beneficial in reducing anxiety and depression and can also help you to be happier, more fulfilled and at peace. This is my personal philosophy about mindfulness and how you can live it every day. #LetsTalkAboutDepresssion Want more? If you really want to be depression-free, this Free Video “The Three Depression-Busting…

Depression and Mental Health – A Personal Reflection On The Death of Prof Bongani Mayosi

A sad day in the medical world in Africa As we reflect on the suicide death of one of South Africa’s most prominent cardiologists, Prof Bongani Mayosi, due to a prolonged struggle with depression, I am compelled to add my voice to the growing concern over the medical profession and the stress that doctors and other health workers go through. But I am forced…

The Big Business of Cholera

Cholera has devastated Zambia at the current moment and one wonders why year in and year out we have to face this menace. From experience, I have seen that we do not do enough to prevent its occurrence and the reasons may not be that straightforward and apparent to many. In my time as the National Health Programme Coordinator at the Zambia Red Cross…