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FMHS paediatrician selected to influential academyhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6014FMHS paediatrician selected to influential academySue SegarDr Amy Slogrove, a senior lecturer in Paediatrics and Child Health in the FMHS, was recently selected as a member of the South African Young Academy of Science.
Mental illnesses among youth often ignored, says SU experthttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5995Mental illnesses among youth often ignored, says SU expertCorporate Communication / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie [Alec Basson]Today (10 October) is World Mental Health Day. The focus is on young people with mental health problems, especially those in low- and middle-income countries, who are often being left in the lurch when they need help.
Progressive module exposes students to ‘complete South African context’http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5991Progressive module exposes students to ‘complete South African context’Sue SegarWhen deciding to enter the medical profession, it is important for students in South Africa to understand the different contexts in which they will be working.
Med student attends global leadership summithttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5976Med student attends global leadership summitSue SegarWhen fifth-year medical student, Mbalenhle Mngomezulu took a chance and sent in an online application to attend a global leadership summit, little did she know that she would be selected.
SU to host first postdoctoral conference in Southern Africahttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5973SU to host first postdoctoral conference in Southern AfricaCorporate Communication / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie [Alec Basson]The first postdoctoral conference in Southern Africa will take place at Stellenbosch University from Wednesday 3 October to Friday 5 October 2018.
SU student bags international prize for innovationhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5970SU student bags international prize for innovationSue SegarMedical student, Keaton Harris and his team won the YSI internationl award for an app they designed to help overcome language barriers in health care.
Working towards the development of field-friendly point-of-care tests for TBhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5963Working towards the development of field-friendly point-of-care tests for TBMichelle Rotchford-GallowayThere is an urgent need for new diagnostic tests for TB, particularly point-of-care tests that work in adults and children, Dr Novel Chegou said in his state-of-the-art lecture at FMHS’ Annual Academic Day.
Getting to the bottom of vaccine hesitancyhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5953Getting to the bottom of vaccine hesitancyMichelle Rotchford-GallowayVaccine hesitancy is a complex phenomenon that needs to be understood within the specific context it occurs, according to Elizabeth Oduwole, a PhD student in the Department of Global Health.
Treating TB in pregnancyhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5948Treating TB in pregnancyMichelle Rotchford-GallowayFinding ways of preventing TB in pregnant and breast feeding women in the safest possible way for mom and baby was the objective of the study Prof Gerhard Theron presented at the Annual Academic Day.
Micro-TESE surgery produces first successful pregnancy in South Africahttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5935Micro-TESE surgery produces first successful pregnancy in South AfricaWilma StassenA sophisticated microsurgical procedure used to retrieve sperm cells from a man with testicular failure, has for the first time produced a successful pregnancy in South Africa.