Patient Stories

  • Four months is a very long time

    I witnessed this ‘lump-in-my-throat’ interaction when I visited our early childhood development programme – Ekhaya Lihle last week. It is based in the multidrug resistant TB unit. This unit is the only one in KwaZulu Natal so children are admitted here from all over the province. The average length of admission is 4 months and

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  • Goodbye Mr N.

    The day I saw him, he had travelled over 6 hours to come and see us in Durban. He has his whole head bandaged with only a bit of his face peeking out. My heart broke as they walked away, knowing I would never see him again. This gentle, clever 9 year old boy with

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  • 6 Year old girl gets a final ride home

    This beautiful girl was diagnosed for the first time 4 weeks ago. She has a metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma, effectively a very large tumour in her abdomen that had already spread to her bones and spinal column. When we first saw her she was paralysed from the waist down with a broken arm and leg because of

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  • Terminally ill children given a lifeline

    Wednesday, 13 February 2013 by Justin Foxton   The day is a special one – a day of celebration. It is young Clement’s 11th birthday and he is loving every minute of it. Smartly dressed in a pair of new jeans and a brightly striped t-shirt one would never guess that this was the same

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