Thursday, 22 August 2019
Help, hope for amputees with phantom limb pain

Katleho Limakatso recalls the incident clearly. It was August 2012; the physiotherapy student was wrapping up his work in the wards at Wynberg’s Victoria Hospital, almost on his way to catch a bus. Until a man’s sobbing stopped him short.

Publication Date:
Fri, 02 Aug 2019 - 12:30
Clinical research site shines in Khayelitsha

Working on some of the most important breakthroughs in tuberculosis (TB) diagnostics globally, and testing HIV and TB vaccines, is a vital part of the pioneering work being done at the Khayelitsha-based Wellcome Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Africa (CIDRI-Africa).

Publication Date:
Thu, 01 Aug 2019 - 14:15
‘Madiba of Medicine’ leaves a legacy of hope

The University of Cape Town’s Professor Bongani Mayosi has left a huge legacy behind a year after his tragic and untimely death. His living work stands as a formidable inheritance. The impact of his person and values are unquestionable.

Publication Date:
Wed, 31 Jul 2019 - 12:30
Students lead the way to health

A group of fourth-year medical students from the University of Cape Town (UCT) did a health promotion project to educate mothers about HIV and the importance of getting tested throughout pregnancy – and beyond – to reduce mother to child HIV transmission

Publication Date:
Wed, 31 Jul 2019 - 09:30