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SANZAF bursaries empower studentshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5214SANZAF bursaries empower studentsFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieStudents at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS), Stellenbosch University, were full of praise for SANZAF at a recent event where the organisation handed over a cheque to the value of R776 150 for student bursaries.
High-level German delegation visits innovative HIV testing sites in Cape Townhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5206High-level German delegation visits innovative HIV testing sites in Cape TownKim CloeteA top-level German delegation has had first-hand experience of the positive impact of community HIV testing during a visit to field sites operated by Stellenbosch University’s Desmond Tutu TB Centre.
Keep Tygerberg Safe - Meet Colin Petersonhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5188Keep Tygerberg Safe - Meet Colin PetersonFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieMy name is Colin Peterson and I’m part of the Tygerberg Campus Security team. Any feedback or suggestions for us? Find us in the basement of the Clinical Building, call 021 938 9507 or send a Whatsapp to 082 808 2333.
What and how much should we drink per day?http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5179What and how much should we drink per day?Irene LabuschagneNational Nutrition Week takes place from 9 to 15 October each year, and this year the theme is: “Rethink Your Drink – Choose Water!”
Discovery awards boost research on rural healthhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5173Discovery awards boost research on rural healthLiezel EngelbrechtTwo family medicine registrars recently received a much needed financial boost for their research that targets the improvement of rural health conditions.
Older people at risk for malnutritionhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5169Older people at risk for malnutritionIrene LabuschagneWorldwide, October 1st is commemorated as the Day for Older Persons. The day aims to celebrate the contributions of older people in their families, communities and societies at large, and to highlight some of the issues facing this vulnerable population.
Getting closer to understanding the link between PTSD and bacteria in the guthttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5165Getting closer to understanding the link between PTSD and bacteria in the gutDr Stefanie Malan-MullerSouth Africa is one of 10 countries globally where more than 70% of the population has suffered from a traumatic event in their lifetime. These traumatic events contribute to the high rates of anxiety and stress related disorders.
Taking concussion injuries seriouslyhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5160Taking concussion injuries seriouslyWilma StassenConcussion injuries in sport are common, and a new unit at Stellenbosch University will focus on addressing this problem through research and treatment.
PhD research aided by DoH scholarshipshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5152PhD research aided by DoH scholarshipsLiezel EngelbrechtThe national Department of Health recently awarded three PhD scholarships under the National Health Scholars Programme to students at Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Research integrity study gets international recognitionhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5144Research integrity study gets international recognitionLiezel EngelbrechtResearch reporting practices in low- and middle-income countries received global attention when Ms Anke Rohwer presented her PhD project on the topic on a global stage, and also won an award for it.