Medicine and Health Sciences
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Water consumption and dehydration: A...

Dehydration resulting from a lack of sufficient water intake can affect human skin, which in turn, can... Read more ›

SU videos featured on WHO training...

Two videos produced by the Film and Television Unit in Stellenbosch University’s Department of Obstetrics... Read more ›

Quest for a better heart valve

A Stellenbosch University cardiothoracic specialist explored a new method of heart valve replacement... Read more ›

The Faculty's Ithemba Bursary fund provides critical financial support for students who are unable to or do not qualify for funding via the SU-, state- and/or private funding structures.

The FMHS continues to promote the culture of giving and sharing that already exists on our campus, and for which the Tygermaties are known.

Please support our students in need and donate to our fund.

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Our Faculty's
2017 annual publication
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The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences aspires to be a welcoming environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity at all times.

To this end we have selected a few individuals to serve as Equality Champions (ECs). The role of these ECs is to assist in creating 'safe spaces' on campus where students and staff can talk about their concerns, and their experiences of unjust or unfair treatment, whether real or perceived.    

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