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Undergrad’s research paper gets top honourshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6164Undergrad’s research paper gets top honoursSue SegarMB,ChB VI student, Sean Anderson, won the Young Scientist Competition, clinical category, at the Conference of Biomedical and Natural Sciences and Therapeutics.
Graduation produces biggest group of doctors, most distinctionshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6146Graduation produces biggest group of doctors, most distinctionsFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieMore than 830 health sciences students were capped today at Stellenbosch University’s (SU) December graduation ceremony.
Friendship Bench should support HIV-positive Zimbaweans with PSTDhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6147Friendship Bench should support HIV-positive Zimbaweans with PSTDCorporate Communication / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie [Alec Basson]Zimbaweans living with HIV also suffer from post-traumatic stress order (PTSD), often because of stigma, and are in desperate need of dedicated mental health services to help them cope.
Injection with cheaper drug could help against diabetic eye diseasehttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6150Injection with cheaper drug could help against diabetic eye diseaseCorporate Communication / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie [Alec Basson]Diabetic eye disease is one of the leading causes of blindness globally and treatment can be quite expensive, especially in low and middle-income countries, including South Africa. Injections with a relatively cheap drug may just bring relief.
From being a till packer to becoming a doctorhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6151From being a till packer to becoming a doctorAsiphe Nombewu/ Corporate Communication​Among the hundreds of students who will be receiving their degrees at the Stellenbosch University (SU) December 2018 graduation ceremonies, starting on 10 December, will be 27-year-old Xolani Hadebe.
A South African first – New orthopaedic procedure a game changer for amputeeshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6138A South African first – New orthopaedic procedure a game changer for amputeesFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieAn exciting new procedure that can drastically improve the lives of leg amputees was recently performed for the first time in South Africa.
SU walks away with 33 Mace Excellence Awardshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6139SU walks away with 33 Mace Excellence AwardsCorporate Communications DivisionStellenbosch University (SU) was once again rewarded for excellence at the annual Marketing, Advancement and Communication in Education (MACE) congress awards ceremony held at Nitida Wine Farm in Durbanville on 29 November. SU received 33 awards
Babies born to mums with HIV face higher risks even though they’re HIV negative http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6132Babies born to mums with HIV face higher risks even though they’re HIV negative Amy Slogrove, Kathleen M. Powis & Mary-Ann DaviesOne of the most remarkable public health successes of the last decade in southern Africa has been the reduction in the number of babies born with HIV.
Surgeons spread joy during Smile Weekhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6120Surgeons spread joy during Smile WeekSue SegarIt was a case of smiles all round earlier this year, when the division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, supported by the German NGO, Big Shoe, performed 11 reconstructive procedures during the Tygerberg Academic Hospital Smile Week.
Medical students to cycle 902 km to ‘help our friends become doctors’http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=6126Medical students to cycle 902 km to ‘help our friends become doctors’Martin ViljoenA team of Stellenbosch University (SU) medical students will embark on an ambitious 902km cycle tour from Vioolsdrift at the Namibian border to Cape Agulhas to raise funds for felo