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68th ANNUAL ACADEMIC DAY (Afternoons only)

28 - 29 August 2024

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The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Stellenbosch University will be hosting its 68th Annual Academic Day (AAD) on Wednesday, 28 August and Thursday, 29 August 2024.

We are looking forward to an event where all participants can meet, network, collaborate and be inspired by the outstanding research done at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Stellenbosch University.

All presentations submitted by staff, postdoctoral fellows, post- and undergraduate students will be presented in either oral or poster format in a set of 10 multidisciplinary tracks, namely:  


  1. Infectious Diseases
  2. Non-communicable Diseases
  3. Mental Health and Neurosciences
  4. Violence, Injuries, Trauma and Rehabilitation
  5. Maternal and Child Health
  6. Primary Health Care
  7. Perioperative Sciences
  8. Health Professions Education
  9. Global Health, Public Health and Health Systems 
  10. Exercise, Sport and Lifestyle Medicine​

We trust that it will, as with previous events, be a unique and informative conference.

We look forward to spend the day with you. ​

Prof Nico Gey van Pittius
Vice Dean: Research and Internationalisation