Concluding the Month of March 2015: Focusing on TB

Categories: Care.

On the 24 March 2015, the Hospice Palliative Care Association  (HPCA) staff hosted a Wellness Day in celebration for World TB Day. The theme for this year was ” Reaching the 3 Million- Reach.Treat. Cure Everyone”. 

Dr.Notende Botwekazi Mgudlwa, HPCA’s TB Programme Manager opened the celebration with a welcome and highlighted the importance of World TB day followed by our keynote speakers from Helderberg Hospice, Dianne Watddington & Alice Belchem. Sally Singh shared her story about when she was diagnosed with TB and how it impacted her and her family. The event was very succesfull which included HIV/TB care & Living Hope who conducted free services such as HIV Testing & TB screening. Other services included glucose testing, cholesterol testing, blood pressure testing and BMI testing were all conducted by the Discovery Wellness programme.

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