The winner of the Best South African Documentary at this year’s Jozi Film Festival is Doc-u-mentally, a look at the working conditions of local doctors.
The show looks at our medical professionals, starting off with a discussion on the effect of 30 hour work shifts. Elsie-Mari van Straten from the Safe Working Hours Campaign joins us.
Then we look at some amazing medical innovations coming from South Africa, starting out with a groundbreaking foetal surgery procedure pioneered by Dr Ismail Bhorat.
Our weekly tech bite looks at bacteria-killing lightbulbs and artificial retinas.
Then we explore an emerging rapid TB screening tool with Professor Gerhard Walzl, the head of the Stellenbosch University’s Immunology Research Group.
The Science Inside team is presented by Elna Schütz and DJ Keyez. This week with production help from Matthew Malcolm,Tiisetso Makate, Boniswa Khumalo and Michael Venter.
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