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Report highlights challenges in health educationhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5723Report highlights challenges in health educationFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieA comprehensive report detailing the challenges faced in the training of health professionals was recently released.
FMHS psychiatrist attends Nobel eventhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5720FMHS psychiatrist attends Nobel eventJackie Pienaar-BrinkDr Eileen Thomas (35), a doctoral student in the Department of Psychiatry at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Scienes, has been chosen to attend the 68th Nobel Prizewinners' Event.
Medical student also triumphs in cross-country raceshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5711Medical student also triumphs in cross-country racesLiezel EngelbrechtThe more you do, the more you can do. Just ask Annamart Laubscher, final-year medical student and top cross-country athlete.
Maties reach out to the communityhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5712Maties reach out to the communityRachael SpiersA group of Matie Community Service (MCS) student volunteers from the Stellenbosch University Primary Health Care Programme hosted a health promotion day at the Kalkfontein Community Hall on Saturday 26 May.
Better implants key to repair damaged kneeshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5713Better implants key to repair damaged kneesCorporate Communication / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie [Alec Basson]Knee implants that are patient-specific, anatomically accurate, reproduce normal knee motion and are ultimately repeatable can facilitate natural joint movement after an operation.
Keep Tygerberg safehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5703Keep Tygerberg safeFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieMy name is Nicholas Saal and I am part of the Tygerberg Campus Security team. Any feedback or suggestions? You can find us on the basement level in the Clinical Building, call 021 938 9507 or send a WhatsApp message to 082 808 2333.
Press statement by SACoMDhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5702Press statement by SACoMDSouth African Committee of Medical DeansThe SA Committee of Medical Deans is an association formed to facilitate the collective interaction of the Medical Deans with other stakeholders in the country on academic matters related to health sciences education, research and health services.
Ukwanda offers crucial research platformhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5700Ukwanda offers crucial research platformFlorence de Vries“You can do research anywhere. All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind,” Prof Nulda Beyers said, quoting the famous physician Martin Fischer in her talk at the Ukwanda Centre for Rural Health’s research day.
Human rights take centre stage at Africa Day symposiumhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5697Human rights take centre stage at Africa Day symposiumWilma StassenAfrica Day is an opportunity to celebrate our African identity and to rediscover what it means to be African, Dr Leslie van Rooi recently told delegates at an Africa Day symposium at Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Medical student lives out her cricket dreamhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5687Medical student lives out her cricket dreamJackie Pienaar-BrinkThe fact that Laura Wolvaardt is currently living out her dream by walking onto the field as opening bowler of the South African women's cricket team doesn't mean that she has abandoned her other great dream – to qualify as a doctor