World First: Mediclinic’s WDGMC Transplants Liver from Live HIV+ Mother to HIV- Child
A Living donor liver transplant from an HIV positive mother to her HIV negative child has been successfully performed for the first time at Mediclinic’s Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre (WDGMC).
With Expert Care, Patients With Adult Congenital Heart Disease Are Leading Better, Longer Lives
Congenital heart disease is usually considered a debilitating condition that severely limits a patient’s quality of life. But that is changing, says Mediclinic Panorama cardiologist Dr Lou Hofmeyr.
Mediclinic’s solar investment drives real transformation
Mediclinic’s partnership with Kigeni Holdings is uplifting both parties. The project, which will see solar energy resources installed in 10 Mediclinic hospitals across South Africa, is designed to both reduce the hospital group’s nationwide carbon footprint and empower small, black-owned businesses.
The Sunflower Fund is taking giant leaps into the future of stem cell matching
By expanding to recruit donors across Africa, investing in the most accurate tissue typing tech in the world, and registering with the World Marrow Donor Association as a Hematopoietic Stem Cell (HSC) registry, the Fund offers donors and patients the best in stem cell transplantation technology. And this is just the start, says CEO Alana James.
Daring to Dream about Possibilities
Mediclinic recently collaborated with NGO Partners for Possibility to host a successful “Dare to Dream” career day exhibition at Cloetesville High School, near Stellenbosch. This partnership is part of an ongoing initiative to align corporate leaders with school principals, in order to address challenges in the school.