Many South African’s were hit hard by COVID-19 including Nobuntu Mfengwana who lost her sister. Loss of lives followed by the slow access to vaccines have left many people confused about why such inequities occur. Civil society organisations such as the Desmond Tutu HIV Center and Kheth’Impilo working with communities are keen to make use of lessons learned from HIV and not to make the same mistakes again.

Interviews were filmed in November 2021 in South Africa

  • Nobuntu Mfengwana, Community member and Health Worker
  • Linda Gail Bekker, Director of the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre
  • Ashraf Grimwood, Executive Director of Kheth’Impilo
  • Precious Malebona Mashanyana, Director of Health Regulatory Science Platform, Wits Health Consortium
  • Keshani Naidoo, Desmond Tutu Health Foundation