Medical & Health Humanities Africa Newsletter
June 2020
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Virtual symposium (20 Oct - 13 Nov, 2020) 
Presented by WiSER, UCT, MHHA

Events in Week 1

On Thursday 22 October 2020, go online to experience the powerful poetry of UPHILE CHISALA in “The healing journey and poetry”. A second workshop lead by MICHAL GEORGE called “Gateways to Presence (Mindfulness in the time of COVID)” will take place from 10h00 to 12h00.

On Friday 23 October 2020, BONGI BHENGU’s new creative work “The healing power of breath and mediation visualised” will be online. Alongside this work, have a look at RENEÉ VAN DER WIEL’s creative work called “Resuscitation fascination: Ethnographic reflections with Covid 19 recalibration”.

Please come and join us and take some time to breath and be inspired! Browse the programme and register for events on the BREATH: INSPIRE/EXPIRE website.


Diarise the dates for our two keynote speakers:
Dr Ela Manga, Integrative Medical Practitioner, 29 October 2020

Prof. Jane Macnaughton, Director, Institute for Medical Humanities, Durham, 12 November 2020
The symposium is organised by the Medical Humanities programme at WISER, in conjunction with the Primary Health Care Directorate at UCT and we would appreciate you being part of it.

Visit MHHA at our new websiteCheck out our Youtube channel. Join our Facebook page. Follow us on Twitter (@AndMhha). 

About the network: This network began as a partnership between the Universities of the Witwatersrand, Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Pretoria and the Western Cape. The network is an open network - a resource for practitioners, academics and anyone else interested in work that brings health and the humanities together.

Copyright: The views contained in these articles do not necessarily reflect those of MHHA or the organisations described therein. Copyright is retained by authors.
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