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Sunday, 20 January 2019
UCT to co-host the Neuroscience Imbizo

The IBRO-SIMONS Computational Neuroscience Imbizo, or isiCNI2019 is an opportunity for African and international students to learn about cutting edge research techniques in computational neuroscience.

Publication Date:
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 - 14:00
South African Health Review 2018

We are thrilled to announce that the South African Health Review 2018 is now available. The publication can be downloaded from Health Systems Trust’s website, either in its entirety or by individual chapter.  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Chapters 1 – 14 of the SAHR 2018 are also available in​ a concise format as part of our Kwik Skwiz series (Volume 5).

Publication Date:
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 - 09:00
Global academic collaboration – a first for medical and health humanities in Africa

Medical humanities is a well-established field in the UK and USA but an emerging field on the African continent. The BMJ’s Medical Humanities Journal will soon publish the first English-language special issue to deal exclusively with work on and about Medical and Health Humanities (MHH) in Africa.

Publication Date:
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 - 11:00
HIV- babies of HIV+ mothers: major health challenges

One of the most remarkable public health successes of the last decade in southern Africa has been the reduction in the number of babies born with HIV. This was achieved through the provision of antiretroviral therapy to pregnant and breastfeeding women living with HIV. For example, the number of new HIV infections in children in South Africa has come down from a peak of 70 000 in 2003 to 13 000 in 2017.

Publication Date:
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 - 14:45