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Mercy Manci


Beat It! 2000 Episode 12 - Profile

Video clipTraditional Healers have a role to play in the response to the HIV epidemic. In this episode the team met with Mercy Manci, a traditional healer, and spoke to her about how she coucils and advices her HIV positive patients.

Beat It! 2000 Episode 12 – Support Group

We invited traditional healer Mercy Manci to join the support group where she showed what the major benefit of enlisting traditional healers into the response to the epidemic can be. Traditional healers can and do provide the very necessary emotional and spiritual support that people living with HIV require.

Beat It! 2000 Episode 12 – Red Ribbon and Red Noose

A richly deserved Noose was given to the Mpumalanga MEC for Health, Sibongile Manana, for banning the greater Nelspruit Rape Intervention Project, GRIP, from its hospitals for providing post-exposure AZT to rape survivors. The Red Ribbon was awarded to recognize the work of Mercy Manci for building a bridge between traditional medicine and western medicine.