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Covid-19: SA women, our first line of defence

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Bhelekazi Mdlalose (right) is a forensic nurse who has been educating people about the spread of Covid-19 in communities
Bhelekazi Mdlalose (right) is a forensic nurse who has been educating people about the spread of Covid-19 in communities

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Even during these perilous times navigating the Covid-19 pandemic, women are still leading from the front.

Whether as part of the predominantly female nurses in the country working directly at the coalface of the disease, or as counsellors and supportive figures prioritising the mental and emotional stability of others, women healthcare workers have stepped up to the many challenging tasks presented by the pandemic.

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