This doctor takes quality healthcare directly to people - Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe

After witnessing a doctor consulting patients from his car in Vryburg, Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe immediately recognised an opportunity to open a private practice.

She says she was alarmed at the proportion of physical violation of people queuing in the street to get medical attention.

Her company, Accessible Quality Healthcare (AQH), offers accessible and affordable healthcare in low- to middle-income areas through establishing integrated health centres in areas where they are most needed.

I knew I wanted to be a doctor from a very young age and this is how I chose my subjects in high school

Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe, Accessible Quality Healthcare (AQH)

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I was also motivated by Dr van Wyk in my area. His practice used to be packed with people in long queues looking for care

Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe, Accessible Quality Healthcare (AQH)

I thought if I don’t make a difference, who do I expect to do it?

Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe, Accessible Quality Healthcare (AQH)

I thought my next practice should be in a mining area where I can have an impact so that people are able to get the knowledge they need to live a healthier lifestyle and prevent illnesses.

Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe, Accessible Quality Healthcare (AQH)

This article first appeared on 702 : This doctor takes quality healthcare directly to people - Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe


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