Our Behind the Mask campaign, which was launched last September to coincide with South African Pharmacists Month, saw real healthcare heroes, our pharmacists in the front line, share their personal accounts of how COVID-19 had affected their daily lives, the way they work and their commitment to caring since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Now a full year later, as we celebrate South African Pharmacists Month in 2021, COVID-19 is still a daily reality. This Pharmacists Month, over 18 months into the pandemic, we share more real accounts from local pharmacists about the impact of COVID-19 on their lives.
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…