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Summit to counter quackery, pseudoscience and fake news in healthcarehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5088Summit to counter quackery, pseudoscience and fake news in healthcareFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieThe dangers of pseudoscience and quackery in healthcare will come under scrutiny later this year at a ground-breaking international summit in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
#WomenofSU: A champion for evidence-based healthcarehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5082#WomenofSU: A champion for evidence-based healthcareJorisna BonthuysMedical students who are trained in evidence-based healthcare (EBHC), are better equipped to provide quality care to patients.
Keep Tygerberg Safe - Meet Mr Valliehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5073Keep Tygerberg Safe - Meet Mr VallieFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieMy name is Mr Faried Vallie and I’m part of the Tygerberg Campus Security team.
#WomenofSU: ‘Dignity and respect for all students’http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5071#WomenofSU: ‘Dignity and respect for all students’Ilse BigalkeRespect and dignity. These two words emerge frequently when interviewing the Faculty of Medicine and Health Science’s (FHMS) newly appointed Manager: Student Affairs.
Elderly suffer from malnutritionhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5068Elderly suffer from malnutritionCorporate Communication / Korporatiewe KommunikasieMalnutrition is a big problem among South Africa's elderly and is often underestimated, underdiagnosed and undertreated.
Major grant for research on infectious diseases in Africahttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5070Major grant for research on infectious diseases in AfricaWiida Fourie-BassonStellenbosch University is among five African institutions to benefit from a grant of nearly R102 million (£6 million) from the United Kingdom's Global Challenges Research Fund
#WomenofSU: High risershttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5063#WomenofSU: High risersJackie Pienaar-BrinkThe gender profile of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) at Stellenbosch University (SU) has changed considerably over the years.
Mandela’s last years: a narrative shrouded in conflict and assumptionhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5058Mandela’s last years: a narrative shrouded in conflict and assumptionProf Keymanthri MoodleyAmid conjecture, speculation and a sea of assumptions about a book – “Mandela’s last years” – it’s only fair and reasonable to raise a number of questions we hope will be addressed in the near future.
#Women@FMHS: Transplants are her passionhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5056#Women@FMHS: Transplants are her passionJackie Pienaar-BrinkEven though she has been involved in more than 1 000 kidney transplants, Prof Elmin Steyn is still amazed when a transplanted kidney becomes a healthy red when the blood starts flowing through the arteries and the veins.
Thumbs up for breastfeedinghttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5049Thumbs up for breastfeedingLiezel Engelbrecht Breastfeeding is the most beneficial feeding option for infants born to HIV-infected women and should be continued until at least 12 months. National Breast Feeding Week is commemorated from 1 to 7 August.