DWF in the Press
Here are a few of the most recent press articles about the work of the Donald Woods Foundation in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.
The long recovery from MDR-TB
The road to recovering from drug-resistant TB is a long and gruelling journey. This feature article in the Daily Dispatch profiles the Donald Woods Foundation’s MDR-TB programme in and around East London together with some encouraging words from Xolelwa Joni on sticking to the treatment regime. Daily Dispatch 26 July 2016.
DWF-Lilly calls for integrated approach to managing primary health care
In a Leader page article in the Daily Dispatch, DWF and partner, Eli Lilly, called for an integrated approach to managing the growing threat of HIV and TB with non communicable diseases in the developing world. The call was made as the 21 International Aids Conference got underway in Durban, South Africa from 18-22 July. Daily Dispatch 19 July 2016.
Important research conducted in area of Foundation’s work
Stellenbosch University’s Dr Gubela Mji shared her doctoral research on local customs and healing plants used by the Bomvana people at a recent Indigenous Health Conference hosted by the Donald Woods Foundation, Stellenbosch University and the University of Cape Town. The two-day conference was held at the Donald Woods Centre at Hobeni. Daily Dispatch 4 July 2016.
A longer feature article with more details on Dr Mji’s research can be read on the following link – 12 July 2016.
DWF’s Livestock Programme featured in Farmer’s Weekly
The innovative DWF Livestock Support programme is the subject of a feature article in the influential Farmer’s Weekly magazine – 17 June 2016.
Read the article HERE
Donald Woods Centre built in memory of South African activist
Financial Times, London – 29 January 2016
Read the article: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/17371c8a-c02c-11e5-9fdb-87b8d15baec2.html
Ex-Dispatch editor Woods home now a beacon of hope for thousands
Daily Dispatch – 19 September 2015
Download article in PDF form HERE
Study abroad programme hosts science fair for South African communities
Penn State University online – 31 August 2015
Woods reburied in ancestral Transkei home
Daily Dispatch – 9 September 2014