Our team

Our content is developed in collaboration with leading organisations and experts. This work is coordinated by our team based in Cape Town.

Management

Catherine Edwards is our Support Manager with a passion for communications and healthcare education. Catherine studied Graphic Design at Cape Peninsula University of Technology and has experience in publishing, graphic design, marketing and communications. She believes anything can be achieved with creativity, technology and good coffee. Mail catherine@bettercare.co.za

Our board

dave-woods-close-bwProf David Woods is our Chairperson and Editor-in-Chief. He was the head of Neonatal Medicine at the University of Cape Town, and is now Emeritus Associate Professor. He has presented papers at over a hundred local and international conferences, has had seventy articles published in peer-reviewed journals and is the author of nineteen chapters or books. He is currently the Chairman of the Perinatal Education Trust and Eduhealthcare, a Director of Power-free Education and Technology, and consulted to UNICEF and the WHO. He is a past-President of the International Association for Maternal and Neonatal Health.

gerhard-theron_bwProf Gerhard Theron is the head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Tygerberg Hospital and Faculty of Medicine and Health. He is highly involved in postgraduate training and serves on the faculty board at Stellenbosch University. Outside the university he is involved in ongoing research, serves on various committees and has won numerous awards including the Albert Strating prize for Preventative Medicine. He serves on the FIGO Committee for Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health, with dedicated goals to more effectively implement the PMTCT programme for the benefit of both mothers and children.

angela-dramowski_bwProf Angela Dramowski is a Paediatric Infectious Diseases specialist with a passion for infection prevention. After sub-specialty training she worked at the Tygerberg Hospital Unit for Infection Prevention and Control. During her time at the UIPC Angela developed an interest in medical education, authoring two books with Bettercare on IPC for healthcare workers in resource-limited settings. Angela is also a founding member of the public benefit organisation TB Proof, which advocates for improved implementation of TB-IPC and creates awareness of occupational TB among healthcare workers.

arthur-attwell_20131122_close-square_1024px-bwArthur Attwell leads product-development and technology. He has co-founded several acclaimed publishing initiatives, including Electric Book Works, Paperight and Book Dash. Electric Book Works delivers high end book design with its own innovative publishing management platform. He is a Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow alumnus. He is online at arthurattwell.com.