Stories

Thembi Zungu
Thembi Zungu
Thembi Zungu, Deputy Country Director for South Africa Partners, is living proof of the power of both medication and positive thinking when living with HIV.
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Martin Scholtz
Martin Scholtz
Martin Scholtz, who served as Interim Project Manager for the new University of Fort Hare Early Childhood Development Centre of Excellence, reflects on this new partnership’s first year of development.
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Mr. MM Zungu
Mr. MM Zungu
As a leader in South Africa’s Department of Health in the coastal province of Kwa-Zulu Natal, M M Zungu works to develop managers who are prepared to take on new responsibilities and who know how to use evidence for decision-making as opposed to just “gut feel.” One of his best tools, he says: management training through the Albertina Sisulu Executive Leadership Program in Health.
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Itheko 2016
Itheko 2016

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Dr. Howard Koh
Dr. Howard Koh
As Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Dr. Howard Koh established a Massachusetts-South Africa Health Task Force, particularly looking at the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Koh reflects on the progress that has been made with HIV care and support programs.
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Joellen Lambiotte
Joellen Lambiotte
Joellen Lambiotte, who helped launch South Africa Partner’s HIV support program six years ago, reflects on the exciting ways the program is poised to grow.
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The Honorable Albie Sachs
The Honorable Albie Sachs
“It was very liberating for me in a personal way, to turn around the notion of vengeance as being something that’s destructive and making it much more something constructive.”
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Caring for Caregivers: A Global and Local Concern
Caring for Caregivers: A Global and Local Concern
We brought educational toys and materials and demonstrated ways of using them to engage young children at various stages of development.
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Sindiswa Gede
Sindiswa Gede
Sindiswa Gede, District Health Manager for the Department of Health in the Eastern Cape, is one of the key South African professionals getting management training through the Albertina Sisulu Executive Leadership Program in Health. Here, she talks about how she’s putting her training into action.
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Thomas Bossert, PhD
Thomas Bossert, PhD
As Director of the International Health Systems Program at the Harvard School of Public Health, Thomas Bossert coordinates the U.S. side of the partnership that is bringing health management expertise to South African practitioners.
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