Press "Enter" to skip to content
Kopano Matlwa Mabaso

Posts published by “Kopano Matlwa Mabaso”

Kopano Matlwa Mabaso is a South African medical doctor, author and Rhodes Scholar. She is currently pursuing a DPhil in Population Health at the University of Oxford.

The June 16s of tomorrow

Yesterday we honoured Youth Day in South Africa, a day when we remember the hundreds of young people who were massacred in 1976 by the…

#RhodesMustFall: ‘Silly, stupid children’

“Silly, stupid children” That’s what some people are calling you on social media. “Silly”, because you had the courage to speak truth to power, demand…

NHI: infected with doubt

Health systems news and health systems financing news, in particular, seldom get the nation talking. But the announcement of the imminent arrival of National Health…

Who am I?

I was born at Mamelodi Day Hospital in 1985. At a time when the apartheid government was getting anxious about the longevity of their antics,…