As a Pharmaceutical company, as citizens of South Africa, and people – mothers, fathers, daughters and sons, we have all witnessed the wave of devastation that this pandemic has swept across our nation.
None so more though, than our Pharmacists on the front-line, having to go about their work every day, staring this Pandemic in the face and bravely continuing their calling of care for South African consumers from all walks of life.
In light of this, and September being South African Pharmacy month, Ethicare’s Behind the Masks campaign brings to life real stories from our Pharmacists relating how COVID-19 has changed the way they work, the way they live and their valued insights regarding their commitment to caring during this time.
We hope you find these testimonials, inspiring, healing and informative.
Aspen Pharmacare proudly invests in the education of our future healthcare workers, by partnering with the Umthumbo Youth Development fund.
These are a few stories by healthcare workers who have been positively impacted by the funding received through the Aspen Pharmacare sponsorships.
‘My dad was married to two wives. He left us when we were little to go live with his second wife. I have 7 siblings (6 sisters & 1 brother). My mother had to raise us all by herself. She is illiterate and unemployed. In 2014 when I got to medical school, the only income we had…