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Tygerberg gets first paediatric theatrehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5603Tygerberg gets first paediatric theatreWilma StassenTygerberg Hospital recently opened the doors to its first dedicated paediatric and neonatal operating theatre.
SU researchers receive prestigious Fogarty awardshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5599SU researchers receive prestigious Fogarty awardsCarine VisagieTwo Stellenbosch University (SU) researchers have been awarded funding through the US National Institutes of Health’s Fogarty International Centre – an honour that is bestowed on only eight health leaders from across the globe every year.
Limb reconstruction orthopeadist’s passionhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5590Limb reconstruction orthopeadist’s passionJackie Pienaar-BrinkProf Nando Ferreira’s passion for limb reconstruction finds expression in all facets of his work.
FMHS researchers reveal pivotal work on managing TB, HIVhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5583FMHS researchers reveal pivotal work on managing TB, HIVKim CloeteFour researchers from the Desmond Tutu TB Centre have recently graduated with PhDs after conducting research which holds valuable lessons for the way TB and HIV is managed in South Africa.
SU scientists help develop blood test that predicts onset of TBhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5580SU scientists help develop blood test that predicts onset of TBWilma StassenStellenbosch University researchers are part of an international consortium that developed a simple blood test that can predict the development of TB up to two years before its onset in people at high risk of developing TB.
Keep Tygerberg Safehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5576Keep Tygerberg SafeFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieMy name is Charmaine Anthonie and I’m part of the Tygerberg Campus Security team.
Prof Couper reappointed to WHO Guidelines Review Committeehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5574Prof Couper reappointed to WHO Guidelines Review CommitteeLiezel EngelbrechtSouth Africa and Stellenbosch University will be represented in the influential World Health Organisation’s Guidelines Review Committee for a second consecutive term.
FMHS initiatives create awareness on World TB Dayhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5568FMHS initiatives create awareness on World TB DayWilma StassenIn the spirit of World TB Day, commemorated on 24 March, members of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) presented a number of outreach initiatives to create awareness of TB among staff, students and the wider community.
SU co-hosts international conference on global healthhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5560SU co-hosts international conference on global healthWilma StassenStellenbosch University co-hosted the 9th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health recently held in New York. The conference was titled “Health Disparities: A Time for Action”.
Low back pain affects millions, but too many receive wrong carehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5544Low back pain affects millions, but too many receive wrong careThe Lancet SeriesWorldwide, overuse of inappropriate tests and treatments such as imaging, opioids and surgery means patients are not receiving the right care, and resources are wasted.