Kapil Narain a 24-year-old Durban based final year medical student says he is honoured at being named among the “200 Young South Africans” by the Mail & Guardian. Narain says societal issues that he witnessed growing up stemmed his passion for the medical field and helping those around him.
Narain is a multi-award-winning youth leader, driven by the need to improve health and challenge the status quo. He has convened awareness campaigns to address the tuberculosis stigma, mental health, HIV, and gender-based violence and is passionate about medical research. Narain says he hopes to one day use his skills to serve the public sector.
Narain has served as National Chairperson of the South African Medical Students’ Association (SAMSA), a non-profit organisation which aims to represent all Medical students in South Africa and contribute positively to healthcare. He is also a member of the International Federation of Medical Student Associations which has allowed him to attend the World Health Assembly and the South African Association of Health Educationalists conference.
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In other news, Former radio jock and entertainer Neville Pillay took to social media last week in a shocking video alleging mental and physical abuse at the hands of his ex-wife. The video has received widespread attention on Facebook, garnering thousands of shares and comments from social media users.
The video published on 1 October, Pillay reveals that he has sustained physical abuse from his ex-wife the previous evening, before being thrown out. In the video, the former Lotus FM breakfast jock also implicates his daughter as being part of the abuse, explaining the various types of physical violence he allegedly sustained. tap here
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