Durban Living Legend – Professor Hoosen M ‘Jerry’ Coovadia

Professor Hoosen Mahomed ‘Jerry’ Coovadia was born in Durban in 1940. He South African doctor and is currently (from July, 2003) the Scientific Director of the Doris Duke Medical Research Institute at the University of Natal, which is busy establishing itself as the premier centre for HIV/AIDS research in the developing world. Jerry Coovadia is … Read more


Muti Market , Warwick Triangle in Durban. Muti (muthi) is a term for traditional medicine in Southern Africa as far north as Lake Tanganyika. The word muti is derived from the Zulu word for tree, of which the root is -thi. African Traditional medicine makes use of various natural products, many of which are derived … Read more