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Friday, 22 February 2019
More die after surgery than from HIV, TB, and malaria combined – study

Around the world 4.2 million people die every year within 30 days after surgery – with half of these deaths occurring in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), a new study in The Lancet reveals.

Publication Date:
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 - 14:45
Health Systems Trust publishes the District Health Barometer 2017/18

Health Systems Trust (HST) has released its 13th edition of the District Health Barometer (DHB) the Distirct Health Barometer 2017/18. The DHB provides a detailed overview of the country's public health services in all 52 health districts.

Publication Date:
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 - 10:45
UCT master’s degrees pull international students

They come from far and wide: from Zimbabwe, Haiti, Latvia, Monaco and the Falkland Islands, a diverse enrolment of 605 new international students who will be studying at the University of Cape Town (UCT) this year.

Publication Date:
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 - 10:00
Administering drugs via mobile messaging

Biomedical engineers from UCT and Osmania University, India, have put their heads together to develop a tool for clinicians to administer medication to their patients remotely using mobile messaging technology.

Publication Date:
Tue, 29 Jan 2019 - 11:15