Young pharmacist going against all odds to transform rural healthcare

  • M Golozana Wits Health Consortium


It is heart-warming to see healthcare professionals who are willing to go against all odds to transform their communities’ healthcare services. Mandilakhe Mjekula is a loyal and dedicated pharmacist, living according to Ubuntu’s principles. He dedicates his professional career to improving the health of his rural community. He is well-known in the Mhlontlo district area for his passion for pharmacy and willingness to go the extra mile for his people when he worked as a pharmacist at Dr Malizo Mpehle Memorial Hospital. Mandilakhe is now the owner of Mhlontlo Community Pharmacy.

Author Biography

M Golozana, Wits Health Consortium

Nelson Mandela Academic Clinical Research Unit (A division Wits Health Consortium, South Africa)