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Dr. Mathobela Matjekane

Healthy Business

Founder and CEO of CliniMed. She reveals her recipe for running a health practice to positively impact underserved communities.

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Dr. Mathobela Matjekane is the founder and CEO of CliniMed, a medical centre with branches in Khayelitsha, Mandalay and Parklands in the Western Cape. The one-stop-shop healthcare facility offers primary care for treatment of acute illnesses, dental care, optometry and aesthetic solutions, as well as wellness programmes. Inspired to start her own business in order to provide accessible quality healthcare to her community, she's creating an impact one community at a time.


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Affordable quality health care is still unattainable for many disadvantaged communities around the country. One sure way to combat this is by creating a change from the bottom up - something Dr. Mathobela Matjekane has been doing since she launched her first practice in Khayelitsha. Running a medical business has its own challenges, but even more learnings. In ten bites, the founder of CliniMed outlines how she built a medical business that now boasts three branches in the Western Cape.

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In this recipe, you will learn how Dr Mathobela dreamed, founded and envisioned a primary health practice to impact underserved communities. Dr Mathobela shares with us some of her passion and tips for creating good culture as well as keeping a healthy balance between work and life. This recipe is helpful to entrepreneurs looking at creating a brand that focuses on underserved communities.


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