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First clinical placement a milestone for undergraduate nursing students http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8144First clinical placement a milestone for undergraduate nursing students FMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Sue SegarFor the first time in about 15 years, third-year nursing students at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) started their clinical practice placement at various hospitals and clinics in the Cape Town area.
World Health Day: Primary health care helps combat COVID-19, lifestyle diseaseshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8139World Health Day: Primary health care helps combat COVID-19, lifestyle diseasesBob Mash & Resia PretoriusWednesday (7 April) was World Health Day. In opinion pieces for the media, Profs Bob Mash and Resia Pretorius focus on health issues that should receive attention duringand after the pandemic.
SU study shows home delivery of medication during Covid-19 proves vitalhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8130SU study shows home delivery of medication during Covid-19 proves vitalFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Anina VisserMetro Health Services (MHS) recently commissioned Prof Bob Mash from Stellenbosch University (SU) to evaluate the home delivery of medication by community health workers during the Covid-19 pandemic and recommend future policy directions.
FMHS experts deliberate advantages of Covid-19 vaccinehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8121FMHS experts deliberate advantages of Covid-19 vaccineFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Ilse BigalkeThe dark Covid-19 narrative has turned a lot more positive by the development of several vaccine options.
Test developed to identify bovine TB in wild rhinoshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8109Test developed to identify bovine TB in wild rhinosFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie - Michelle GallowayHer curiosity about understanding diseases – in animals and humans – has led to Dr Josephine Chileshe developing a novel tool to help diagnose tuberculosis (TB) in rhinos, for which she received a doctorate degree from Stellenbosch University this week.
TygerMaties showcase innovative robot project on the international stagehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8081TygerMaties showcase innovative robot project on the international stageFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Sue SegarQuintin, the remote-controlled tele-presence robot that helps to put patients in Tygerberg Hospital's Covid-19 ICU in virtual contact with their families, is set to feature in an innovative student project aimed at tackling urgent global health challenges
World Water Day: FMHS makes good progress in achieving water goalshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8076World Water Day: FMHS makes good progress in achieving water goalsFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie World Water Day (22 March 2021) is a perfect time for Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences to take stock of how far we’ve come when it comes to valuing the precious resource of water.
Grants enable researchers to study effects of TB in childrenhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8069Grants enable researchers to study effects of TB in childrenFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Sue SegarDr Marieke van der Zalm was recently awarded three international grants collectively valued over R44 million to study various aspects of tuberculosis (TB) and lung health in children.
Cancer researcher scoops L’Oreal Women in Science Fellowshiphttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8058Cancer researcher scoops L’Oreal Women in Science FellowshipFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie - Sue SegarHannah Simba, a PhD candidate in Public Health (with the African Cancer Institute), has received the L'Oreal Sub-Saharan Africa Women in Science PhD Fellowship.
First-year students encouraged to embrace diversity in first virtual welcominghttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8050First-year students encouraged to embrace diversity in first virtual welcomingFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieFirst-year students at Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) were, for the first time in history, welcomed virtually to the Tygerberg Campus, where they will conduct their studies for the next four to six years.