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Summit to counter quackery, pseudoscience and fake news in healthcare 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 healthcare 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 Vallie 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’ ‘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 malnutrition 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 Africa 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 risers 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 assumption’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 passion 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 breastfeeding 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.