People more informed about health


PEOPLE no longer treat doctors as if they hold all the answers. Instead they will question and analyse a diagnosis if they are not sure about it.

This was one of the legacies of democracy, according to Nelson Mandela Bay senior manager Dr Mamisa Chabula-Nxiweni, who believes that a wealth of information awareness had opened up since the first democratic election in 1994.

Chabula-Nxiweni has worked in the public sector for more than 20 years and helps out in public hospitals when needed. –  Thulani Gqirana

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