World Cancer Day is a unique opportunity to raise awareness that there is much that can be done at an individual, community and governmental level, to address the burden of cancer. The theme for the 2015 World Cancer Day “Not Beyond Us” points to the fact that solutions do exist across the continuum of cancer, and that they are within our reach.
When UCT alumnus David Barnes first lost his sense of smell, he had little idea of the life journey on which it would take him – culminating in his R25-million donation to the Neurosciences Initiative at UCT and Groote Schuur Hospital.
On the 28th of March 2015, representatives from the Clinical Infectious Diseases Research Initiative (CIDRI) held a World TB Day event at the Ubuntu Clinic in Khayelitsha.
In commemoration of World TB Day 24 March 2015, a short video on the PredArt TB-IRIS clinical trial being conducted by A/Prof Graeme Meintjes and colleagues has been released as part of the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) presentation to the European parliament.