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SU leads new gender-transformative sexual and reproductive health intervention studyhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8164SU leads new gender-transformative sexual and reproductive health intervention studyFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Anina VisserProf Sarah Skeen received a research grant to the value of £638 050 (R12,5 million) to conduct an optimisation and feasibility trial titled ‘If I Were Thabo’.
Sport-based programmes not the ‘magic bullet’ to address social problemshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8162Sport-based programmes not the ‘magic bullet’ to address social problemsChristina Laurenzi & Mark TomlinsonSport-based programmes should also focus on participants’ individual and environmental circumstances to help solve problems of community safety, violence and risky behaviour.
FMHS greets Prof with ‘a brilliant mind and a compassionate heart’http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8157FMHS greets Prof with ‘a brilliant mind and a compassionate heart’FMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Tyrone AugustFrom an early age, it was clear that Prof Rafique Moosa was a gifted academic. In 1973, he obtained the highest marks in the country in the Department of Coloured Affairs matric exam. He went on to complete his MBChB cum laude at UCT.
SU researcher studies infant feeding practiceshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8153SU researcher studies infant feeding practicesFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Susan ErasmusDr Moleen Dzikiti (Zunza) from the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics was recently awarded a grant of more than R2.6m to study infant feeding practices among women living with HIV.
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