GE Vital Voices

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Conversations for an essential Public Healthcare sector.

GE knows the Public Healthcare Sector is vital to the survival of millions of people. But what is vital to theirs? This is the urgent question underpinning GE Vital Voices - a series of podcasts that aims to give a voice and platform to the critical issues facing the Public Healthcare Sector and the people that are changing it, both on the frontlines and from the backlines.

GE Vital Voices aims to bring together a range of medical experts and voices to help unpack the critical issues facing the Public Healthcare Sector, while sharing insights and solutions to support this vital sector.

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11
NOV

Chronic in crisis

When chronic illness care takes a backseat to Covid-19

Guests:
Prof Andre Pascal Kengne (Director of the Non-Communicable Diseases Research Unit at the South African Medical Research Council)
Dr Peter Delobelle (Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa at the University of Cape Town)

While the focus of the healthcare system over the last year has been on the Covid-19 pandemic, hundreds of thousands of South Africans still have chronic conditions and non-communicable diseases that require care.

In this episode of GE Vital Voices, we discuss how the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses like cancer and diabetes have been affected, and look at some of the positive innovations as a necessary consequence of the pandemic.

Prof Andre Pascal Kengne is the Director of the Non-Communicable Diseases Research Unit at the South African Medical Research Council. He is also a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cape Town.

Dr Peter Delobelle is from the Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa housed at the University of Cape Town. He has over two decades of experience in the public health and systems space.

GE Vital Voices is brought to you by GE Healthcare. Healthcare has never been more accessible, intelligent or dynamic. It’s also never been under more pressure. That’s where GE Healthcare comes in – you and us, the clinicians and professionals on the frontlines of delivering healthcare for your patients and communities and those building the intelligent devices, data analytics, applications and services to enable you to do so more efficiently and with better outcomes. Together, we’re at the center of an ecosystem striving for precision health.

Episodes are released monthly.

Find us on gehealthcare.africa or on social media as GE Africa.

The show is presented by Elna Schütz and recorded by Solid Gold Podcast Studios.
GE Healthcare Website Connect with Prof Kengne Connect with Dr Delobelle Connect with Elna Connect with icandi-CQ
08
OCT

Helping the healers

A look at healthcare worker mental health in South Africa.

Guests:
Dr Zolelwa Sifumba (global health advocate)
Dr Lerato Khatle (founder of YoungMD)

Healthcare workers give so much of themselves daily to their work, and face pressures on their mental, not just physical health and wellbeing.

In this episode of GE Vital Voices we speak to experts about why these challenges exist, and what we can do as a community and a healthcare system, to make things better.

Dr Zolelwa Sifumba is a doctor and global health advocate, who opens up and shares her experience of contracting TB and Covid-19 while practicing medicine.

Dr Lerato Khatle is the founder of YoungMD and discusses how we can better embrace and support healthcare workers as whole people.

GE Vital Voices is brought to you by GE Healthcare. Healthcare has never been more accessible, intelligent or dynamic. It’s also never been under more pressure. That’s where GE Healthcare comes in – you and us, the clinicians and professionals on the frontlines of delivering healthcare for your patients and communities and those building the intelligent devices, data analytics, applications and services to enable you to do so more efficiently and with better outcomes. Together, we’re at the center of an ecosystem striving for precision health.

Episodes are released monthly.
Find us on gehealthcare.africa or on social media as GE Africa.

The show is presented by Elna Schütz and recorded by Solid Gold Podcast Studios.
GE Healthcare Africa website Twitter LinkedIn Dr Zolelwa Sifumba Dr Lerato Khatle Elna Schütz
24
SEP
 trailer  

Welcome to GE Vital Voices

Conversations for an essential Public Healthcare sector.

GE knows the Public Healthcare Sector is vital to the survival of millions of people. But what is vital to theirs? This is the urgent question underpinning GE Vital Voices - a series of podcasts that aims to give a voice and platform to the critical issues facing the Public Healthcare Sector and the people that are changing it, both on the frontlines and from the backlines.

GE Vital Voices aims to bring together a range of medical experts and voices to help unpack the critical issues facing the Public Healthcare Sector, while sharing insights and solutions to support this vital sector.
GE Healthcare Website

3 episodes