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Keep Tygerberg Safe - Meet Deon Jacobshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5443Keep Tygerberg Safe - Meet Deon JacobsFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieMy name is Deon Jacobs 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.
How Cape Town's water crisis could make people sickhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5436How Cape Town's water crisis could make people sickProfessor Bob MashThe water crisis will have significant implications for the health of people living in Cape Town. The city therefore needs to put plans in place to reduce the risks.
New unit offers logistical support for decentralised traininghttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5431New unit offers logistical support for decentralised trainingCommunications and MarketingA new organisational entity tasked with facilitating the logistical aspects of decentralised training was recently established at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS).
Capetonians don’t read information on food labelshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5415Capetonians don’t read information on food labelsAlec Basson [Corporate Communication/Korporatiewe Kommunikasie]Consumers in Cape Town have poor knowledge about food and nutrition labels and nutrition information on food labels does not have a major influence on what they buy.
SU surgeon spares cancer patients future fractureshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5404SU surgeon spares cancer patients future fracturesWilma StassenDr Karin Baatjes, a specialist surgeon at Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences has set out to customise breast cancer treatment to prevent the negative side effects thereof.
Water crisis: Optimise every drop of waterhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5401Water crisis: Optimise every drop of waterFlorence de VriesIn order to comply with the level 6B water restrictions imposed on the City of Cape Town as from 1 February, the Tygerberg campus has to reduce its water use by 45%.
Family physicians make vital contribution to health care http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5393Family physicians make vital contribution to health care Alec Basson [Corporate Communication/Korporatiewe Kommunikasie]They may be few in number, but South Africa’s family physicians make a significant contribution to health care in South Africa.
First year health sciences students receive a ‘pioneer’s’ welcome http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5394First year health sciences students receive a ‘pioneer’s’ welcome Florence de VriesTrue to its commitment to innovation and excellence in health sciences education, FMHS introduced its first year students to its health professionals’ commitment which they will pledge to at the commencement of their training – a first for the university
United effort to make Tygerberg a water wise campushttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5384United effort to make Tygerberg a water wise campusLiezel EngelbrechtThe Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences’ (FMHS) Green Committee is campaigning for the creation of greater awareness about the water crisis.
SU videos featured on WHO training libraryhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=5382SU videos featured on WHO training libraryFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieTwo videos produced by the Film and Television Unit in Stellenbosch University’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology have been selected as medical training videos by the World Health Organisation.