Bankmed is proud to share with you our first edition of Bounce for 2021. Our articles place a special focus on sharing stories of strength and hope in the midst of COVID-19. We share a Healthcare Professional's intimate experience of living with mental illness and we shed light on depression and the support structures available to our members.
In his 11 January National Address, President Cyril Ramaphosa made it clear that South Africa, like other countries the world over, will be undertaking a massive COVID-19 vaccination programme.
South Africa has overcome the second wave of COVID-19 infections and has moved to alert level 1. We're also approaching the April break - a time when people might, while relaxing with loved ones, be prone to relaxing their caution around preventing the spread of COVID-19.
Living in lockdown can have profound physical and psychological effects on your mental and physical wellbeing. We unpack these and offer tips on how to better cope with them..
Being diagnosed with COVID-19 can be a frightening and isolating experience. We speak to Sandra Neveling - a wife, a mom, a Bankmed member and the Human Capital Administrator Coordinator for BankservAfrica - about her journey to recovery after contracting COVID-19.
Amid the challenges imposed by the current COVID-19 pandemic, Teddy Mosomothane, Chief Executive and Principal Officer of Bankmed Medical Scheme, says that there is an opportunity to optimise the crisis to entrench reporting and focus on health and wellness.
Teddy Mosomothane, Chief Executive and Principal Officer of Bankmed Medical Scheme, speaks to Healthcare South Africa about Bankmed's stance during the COVID-19 pandemic.