Monday, 21 May 2018
Med-tech inventors tackle anaphylaxis

The ZibiPen is a lifesaving piece of technology designed to deliver adrenaline during instances of anaphylaxis.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 09:15
Volunteers see need through new eyes

The Students Health and Welfare Centres Organisation’s (SHAWCO) 750 km health tour to celebrate the organisation’s 75th anniversary was an unforgettable experience for the volunteers – and the communities they treated.

Publication Date:
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 08:30
Easy Squeezy: an asthma device for children and the aged

A collaboration between biomedical engineers and a clinician at UCT has led to the design of an assistant device for metered-dose asthma inhalers that will improve ease of use for children and the elderly. Aptly named the Easy Squeezy, the device dramatically reduces the force required to activate the pump. It also aims to minimise the stigma associated with using pumps by adding decorative cartoon characters for young patients.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 14:45
VC Desk: Inaugural lecture: Professor Crick Lund

I write to invite you to the next Vice-Chancellor’s Inaugural Lecture, which will be presented by Professor Crick Lund. The lecture is titled “Ten reasons to invest in population mental health in low- and middle-income countries”.

Publication Date:
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 11:00