The untimely death on Friday of Dr Bongani Mayosi, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town on Friday has left his colleagues at a loss for words.
Dr Mayosi took his own life after battling depression.
Vice President at The South African Medical Association Dr Mark Sonderup says he had the fortune of serving under Mayosi in the Department of Medicine when he [Mayosi] was the chair from 2006 to 2016.
His influence is so huge, he has left such an invaluable footprint across not only the profession of medicine but across the country.— Dr Mark Sonderup, Vice President at The South African Medical Association
The loss is just incalculable, we can't even begin to imagine the loss to his family and those around him.— Dr Mark Sonderup, Vice President at The South African Medical Association
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