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First-year students commence their ‘journey of transformation’http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7057First-year students commence their ‘journey of transformation’Aydn ParrottProfessor Jimmy Volmink, Dean at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) recently welcomed the new batch first-year students and their parents to the Tygerberg Campus.
Helping people make informed health choiceshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7050Helping people make informed health choicesSue SegarWhen it comes to the claims made about products in medicine, nutrition, economics and other areas, how do we establish what is true and what’s not true?
New institute searches for solution to make children thrivehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7045New institute searches for solution to make children thriveFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieThe inspiring work that the Institute for Life Course Health Research do in communities resonates with the vision of the FMHS to enhance health and health equity with and for the communities we serve.
New estimates show 14.8 million children globally are HIV-exposed but uninfectedhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7042New estimates show 14.8 million children globally are HIV-exposed but uninfectedAmy Slogrove and Kathleen M. PowisIn many countries with a high HIV prevalence, at least 95% of children born to mothers living with HIV remain HIV-uninfected.
Realising a dreamhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7039Realising a dreamCorporate Communication - Sonika Lamprecht​She has a big dream, says Khutso Masemola, a second-year medical student at Stellenbosch University (SU): to build a big, public hospital in her hometown of Ga-Masemola in Limpopo to provide much needed medical care to the people of the many rural villag
Africa’s genetic material is still being misusedhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7034Africa’s genetic material is still being misusedProf Keymanthri MoodleyBiodiversity – the variation in all living organisms – is one of Africa’s richest assets. As a result, its genetic material is coveted by scientists, biotechnology companies and research institutes globally.
Ochodo receives prestigious African Research Leadership Awardhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7033Ochodo receives prestigious African Research Leadership AwardSue SegarDr Eleanor Ochodo is one of four “rising stars and future research leaders” who will receive a substantial funding grant to pursue research aimed at addressing priority health problems in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Looking back on a richly diverse careerhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7022Looking back on a richly diverse careerJackie Pienaar-BrinkWhen Prof Ben van Heerden looks back on his long career at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS), one aspect stands out: His passion to establish new ideas and practices and then move on to the next challenge.
FMHS produces first PhD in Orthopaedic Surgeryhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6999FMHS produces first PhD in Orthopaedic SurgerySue SegarHistory was made this year when Dr Reggie King became the first person in the FMHS to receive his PhD in Orthopaedic Surgery.
900 TygerMaties capped at December graduationhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6993900 TygerMaties capped at December graduationFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieMore than 900 students from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) was capped at Stellenbosch University’s (SU) December graduation.