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CrazySocks4Docs 2023: FMHS encourages students to share their storieshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9974CrazySocks4Docs 2023: FMHS encourages students to share their storiesFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Sue SegarIn observance of CrazySocks4Docs day on Friday 2 June the FMHS called on its undergraduate students to share the tangible ways in which they’re maintaining their mental health.
Eminent researchers to fly SU flag at SA’s ‘Science Oscars’http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9972Eminent researchers to fly SU flag at SA’s ‘Science Oscars’Corporate Communication & Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie & Bemarking [Alec Basson]Seven eminent researchers at Stellenbosch University will compete for the annual National Science and Technology Forum/South32 Awards.
Anatomy from another perspectivehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9966Anatomy from another perspectiveFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Engela DuvenageModelling clay is not an item regularly found on requisition forms of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS).
New divisional head ‘called’ to occupational therapy from a young age http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9958New divisional head ‘called’ to occupational therapy from a young age FMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Sue SegarAs a child growing up in the Eastern Cape town of Graaff-Reinet, Professor Lizahn Cloete’s life took a drastic turn when her beloved grandmother suffered several strokes.
New model sheds new light on the origin of humans in Africahttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9933New model sheds new light on the origin of humans in AfricaFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieTwo Stellenbosch University (SU) scientists were instrumental in the development of an evolutionary model shedding new light on questions around human origins in Africa.
World Hypertension Day: Policies to curb hypertension, diabetes must focus on people’s needshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9926World Hypertension Day: Policies to curb hypertension, diabetes must focus on people’s needsCorporate Communication & Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie & Bemarking [Alec Basson]To address the risk factors for hypertension and diabetes in South Africa, policies and programmes must focus on the underlying socio-economic, environmental, behavioural or cultural conditions in which people live and work.
Gone too soon: Stellenbosch expert joins call for action to address mental health related deathshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9922Gone too soon: Stellenbosch expert joins call for action to address mental health related deathsFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieA renowned Stellenbosch University (SU) psychiatrist is part of an international group of experts calling for radical action to end mental health related deaths.
Tygerberg at forefront of surgical training with da Vinci robothttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9915Tygerberg at forefront of surgical training with da Vinci robotFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Sue SegarThe future of advanced surgical operations undoubtedly lies in technology, and increasingly in using robotics for complicated surgical procedures.
Initiative highlights importance for self-care for mental healthhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9902Initiative highlights importance for self-care for mental healthFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie The mental health and wellbeing of health care workers were put under the spotlight during a recent event at Stellenbosch University’s (SU) Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS).
Health workers cope with a huge amount of stress - how to build a resilient health system in South Africahttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=9895Health workers cope with a huge amount of stress - how to build a resilient health system in South AfricaThe ConversationPopular and academic literature is replete with examples of how to cope with daily stresses.