John Gear and Ian McGorian

Professor John Gear was previously head of Public Health at the University of the Witwatersrand and Founding Director of the University of Witwatersrand’s Rural Facility and, currently in his retirement, Medical Director of the Tshemba Foundation which recruits volunteer health professionals to rural northern Mpumalanga Ian McGorian, ‘Datanaut’, provided the mathematical and statistical expertise underpinning the article.