Sidebar with Sindi

KAYA FM  |  Podcast , ±51 min episodes every 2 days  | 
Sidebar with Sindi is an extension of the vibrant personality that is Dr Sindi Van Zyl. While Dr. Sindi is known for her work as a medical doctor, this show will explore multiple facets of life with the overarching theme of family.
Sidebar with Sindi is about having and facilitating empowering, insightful and inclusive conversations between listeners and subject experts for lasting and holistic impact on those who participate in the conversations without fear of judgement.

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Mental Health Check In Since Lockdown Level 1 Update

First weekend since the lockdown level one announcement and many industries have since resumed operations. Dr Sindi is joined by DJ and TV director, Olwee as well as Mandisa Radebe, DJ DBN Gogo who share their experience of the entertainment industry opening and how COVID-19 has affected it. Psychosocial Therapist, Nkuli Tleane joins the conversation with insights for Afropolitan’s on how to manage anxiety and stress that may come with navigating the new norm.
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International Safe Abortion Day

Dr Sindi observes International Safe Abortion Day with a conversation on abortion law, medical facts and practice with UN Special Rapporteur on Right to Health & author, Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng, as well as Founder of the Black Womxn Healing Garden and Abortion Support South Africa support group and abortion activist, Gaopalelwe Phalaetsile.
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The State Of The Boy Child

Dr Sindi looks at the boy child’s development, challenges in gender stereotypes and behaviours which fuel violent behaviours towards women and girls. Joining the conversation on ways in which we can equip the boy child with coping strategies to deal with negative cultural or social stereotypes as well as negative social and peer pressures, is Chief Executive Officer at New loveLife Trust, Dr Linda Nkomo and Private Social Worker, Tshepiso Matlala.
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Myths Surrounding Herbal/Traditional Medicine

Dr Sindi is joined by Dr Nontobeko Mncwangi - Researcher at the South African Medical Research Council’s Herbal Drugs Research Unit as well as Herbalist, Celuxolo Nhlengethwa-Stewart to debunk the myths around herbal medicine and treatment.
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ADHD In Children

Dr Sindi is joined by a concerned parent, Psychiatrist & ADHD specialist, Dr. Shabeer Jeeva and Speech Therapist, Francina Matsheole Deane to discuss Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) a mental health disorder that can cause above-normal levels of hyperactive and impulsive behaviours in children and adults.
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Dr’s Appointment: Menopause

Dr Sindi hosts a Dr’s Appointment with obstetrician & gynaecologist Dr Abigail Lukhaimane and Menopause Research Scientist Nicole Jaff to discuss the biological process of menopause.
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World Suicide Prevention Day

The World Health Organization estimates that over 800,000 people take their own life each year – that is one person every 40 seconds. Dr Sindi is joined by Darryl Brown, suicide attempt survivor and Chris McLachlan, a member of Psyssa’s Sexuality & Gender Division to discuss the growing concerns around mental health issues that can lead to suicide.
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Getting To Know Katchie Nzama

Dr Sindi is in conversation with travel addict popularly known as The Solo Wanderer, Katchie Nzama. She unpacks her experience of backpacking through the continent, over thirty countries and shares more on her work as a travel advocate and tourism mentor.
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