9 episodes

Azania Mosaka hosts DiscoverHealthier – a podcast that tells stories of inspirational people and shares thoughts of specialist guests. Join the conversations and build your understanding of health conditions, healthcare cover, living a healthier life and innovations that benefit our future wellbeing. Each episode offers something new, useful and entertaining. Keep listening as Azania weaves dialogues filled with expert knowledge and the awe-inspiring work of our country’s healthcare heroes.

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Azania Mosaka hosts DiscoverHealthier – a podcast that tells stories of inspirational people and shares thoughts of specialist guests. Join the conversations and build your understanding of health conditions, healthcare cover, living a healthier life and innovations that benefit our future wellbeing. Each episode offers something new, useful and entertaining. Keep listening as Azania weaves dialogues filled with expert knowledge and the awe-inspiring work of our country’s healthcare heroes.

    Understanding COVID-19 Part 2

    Understanding COVID-19 Part 2

    As the outbreak of COVID-19 continues to spread across South Africa, we have a narrow window of opportunity to slow the spread. Social distancing is one way to help stop the virus from spreading and "flattening the curve". Listen to Dr Noach share his views on how we can respond as a nation to prevent the spread of the virus and the growing relevance of telemedicine.

    • 14 min
    Understanding COVID-19

    Understanding COVID-19

    It’s hard to keep up with the pace of news around the global health emergency that is the novel coronavirus 2019 – now known as COVID-19. We have an opportunity to unite in our understanding and response to the presence of COVID-19, to prevent the spread of the virus in South Africa. In this podcast, Dr Ryan Noach, Discovery Health CEO shares his insights on COVID-19 by providing a clear breakdown of what COVID-19 is, how to understand it, and what we can do to best manage the risks that it represents. Stay Informed. Stay Healthy.

    • 10 min
    The Future Of Healthcare

    The Future Of Healthcare

    Hear all about current digital healthcare services and what tech and other developments mean for consumers and providers. We chat to Discovery Health’s Dr Jonathan Broomberg and Dr Ryan Noach about how cutting edge medical technology is improving service and care. Then, we take a walk through a healthcare practice that is fully digital – and patients love it.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Antimicrobial Resistance Part 1: Flu, Antibiotics And You

    Antimicrobial Resistance Part 1: Flu, Antibiotics And You

    This two-part podcast in an eye opener about using antibiotics and why they could stop working in the future. In part one we talk about you and the flu, and get some startling research insights on antibiotics.

    • 49 min
    Antimicrobial Resistance Part 2: Surviving A Deadly Superbug

    Antimicrobial Resistance Part 2: Surviving A Deadly Superbug

    In part two of our investigation into Antimicrobial Resistance we cross to experts located in the UK and the US. We explore the global challenge of antimicrobial resistance with Lord Jim O’Neill. And, Dr Tom Patterson shares his chilling story of surviving a deadly superbug, thanks to his wife, Prof Steffanie Strathdee, and an innovative treatment made possible by the global scientific community.

    • 43 min
    Healthy Heart, Healthy Life

    Healthy Heart, Healthy Life

    This fascinating podcast episode brings complete understanding to the symptoms, risk factors and complications of heart disease - facts that everyone should know. Listen as Azania Mosaka sheds light on early warning signs, high blood pressure, stroke, the role of cholesterol and more. Azania’s in discussion with Dr Noluthando Nematswerani, Dr Nqoba Tsabedze and behavioural scientist, Jane Ball who talks about the fascinating science behind the health-related choices we make.

    • 45 min

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