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Sunday, 21 January 2018
Imperial College London: Newly-discovered TB blood signal provides early warning for at-risk patients

Tuberculosis can be detected in people with HIV infection via a unique blood signal before symptoms appear, according to a new study. By providing new insights into how the body responds during the early stages of the disease, the findings could enable researchers to develop tests to predict and prevent the worsening of symptoms in the most vulnerable patients.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 11:45
New NRF A rating for Keertan Dheda

In recognition of his excellent contributions to the field of pulmonology – with a specific focus on tuberculosis (TB) – Professor Keertan Dheda, head of the Division of Pulmonology at the University of Cape Town, has been awarded an A rating by the NRF.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 11:30
African Pediatric Fellowship Programme featured on CNN

CNN Inside Africa has featured the APFP which in the past 10 years has successfully trained fellows from partner African academic institutions based on identified child health needs of these countries.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 13:15
Medical student wins 'SA’s Got Talent'

Final-year medical student and one-fifth of a cappella group AnecNote, Morné Kahts can now add winner of South Africa’s Got Talent to his list of varied achievements. All University of Cape Town graduates, the group beat stiff competition to take home the coveted R500 000 prize.

Publication Date:
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 12:00

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