Tag: coronavirus recoveries

“I was very emotional” – Langeberg nurse overcomes her fear & Covid-19 to help others

Posted on Sep 10, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Before she got COVID-19, she was unsure of how to explain COVID-19 to her patients, but now she ...

Inspiring: Doctor took in colleague’s daughter while nurse battled Covid-19

Posted on Aug 31, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Not only did Caroline take Rhully’s daughter in, but she took her for COVID-19 testing at her own ...

This doctor beat cancer, then stood on the Covid-19 frontline at Red Cross Children’s Hospital

Posted on Aug 19, 2020 by A4W Contributor

In January this year, Dr Kirstin Riley was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer. A few months later, ...

Why nurse Nomathemba Diniso casts her fears aside & reports for duty on the COVID-19 frontlines

Posted on Aug 12, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

We spoke to Nomathemba Diniso as part of the Dove Courage is Beautiful campaign in support of healthcare ...

WATCH: 103-year old Bertha Meltzer beats Covid-19 and pneumonia in CT!

Posted on Aug 12, 2020 by A4W News

Mrs Bertha Meltzer, at 103, is one of South Africa’s oldest COVID-19 discharges…

Mom of twins, nurse Belinda Richards recounts her battle with Covid-19

Posted on Aug 5, 2020 by A4W Contributor

As Belinda decided to isolate at home, they had to make a few changes to create a separate ...

Father of 9, and Covid-19 survivor celebrates his 92nd birthday in isolation

Posted on Aug 3, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Living in lockdown at the Oakhaven Home for the frail with no physical contact from his loved ones ...

“My colleagues were so unbelievable” – Nurse praises co-workers for helping her beat virus

Posted on Jul 30, 2020 by News24.com

A Pietermaritzburg nurse who contracted Covid-19 says being a patient at the very hospital she works helped her ...

“They treated me like a criminal” – Woman describes community stigma after testing positive for Covid-19

Posted on Jul 23, 2020 by News24.com

Members of the Western Cape legislature have acknowledged the trauma and suffering a Cape Town woman went through ...

93-Year-old “Ma Newman” beats Covid-19 in Western Cape

Posted on Jul 22, 2020 by News24.com

A 93-year-old from Cape Town is among the latest people to recover from Covid-19 in the Western Cape, ...

Celebrating Covid-19 heroes: ICU nurse Rehana Maseti – “This too shall pass”

Posted on Jul 21, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Tygerberg Hospital is nominating weekly heroes to celebrate their contribution towards healthcare as a whole, and the country’s ...

AKA claims he ‘beat Covid-19’s a**’ – now he’s cashing in with a new show about his experience

Posted on Jul 16, 2020 by The Citizen

AKA has claimed he beat Covid-19 after revealing his test results late last week...

“It was quite frightening” – Drakenstein physio shares his Covid-19 journey

Posted on Jul 15, 2020 by A4W Contributor

He experienced tremendous weakness in his body, had a dry cough and noticed a change in his breathing. ...

Advice for moms: how to ensure your family can cope if you test positive for Covid-19

Posted on Jul 13, 2020 by Living & Loving

Moms are the nurses and nurturers when children (and Dad) get sick, but what happens if Moms tests ...

AKA has tested positive for Covid-19 – Twitter accuses him of seeking attention

Posted on Jul 10, 2020 by A4W News

AKA is the latest celebrity to go public about testing positive for Covid-19 “in order to raise awareness,” ...

Medical doctor details battle with Covid-19 – “It’s probably the worst thing I’ve ever experienced”

Posted on Jul 7, 2020 by A4W News

In order to monitor her symptoms, and use the information to help in diagnosing or advising patients in ...

Inspiring! Longest ventilated Covid-19 patient discharged from WC hospital

Posted on Jul 7, 2020 by A4W News

The 30-year-old is one of the first critically ill patients to recover fully, and be discharged from Victoria ...

Patient details her experience at Gauteng field hospital – “I’m worried about the stigma”

Posted on Jul 6, 2020 by News24.com

"If I had my way I would have quarantined at home but we are staying in a small ...

Covid-19 headache “worse than childbirth” – CT mom describes family quarantine experience

Posted on Jun 26, 2020 by GroundUp

Jade is a former breast cancer patient, who was treated for cancer while pregnant with the twins in ...

“Bleach-stained furniture” – Midwife with comorbidities shares her Covid-19 battle

Posted on Jun 25, 2020 by PRESS

As someone with comorbidities who had a high risk of severe COVID-19, she urges residents in the Western ...

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