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Students play an integral role in healthcare delivery: findings from South Africahttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7483Students play an integral role in healthcare delivery: findings from South AfricaIan Couper, Julia Blitz, Susan van Schalkwyk & Jana MüllerReports from around the world show that the shortage of health professionals in public healthcare systems will be worsened by the increased demand for health services caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prof Taryn Young: New head’s vision of Department of Global Healthhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7480Prof Taryn Young: New head’s vision of Department of Global HealthTyrone August“I am a firm believer in leading by example and striving for the Department to be one that fosters learning and research for impact,” says Prof Taryn Young, the newly appointed executive head of Stellenbosch University’s Department of Global Health.
‘Everyone can make a difference’https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7473‘Everyone can make a difference’Development & Alumni / Ontwikkeling & AlumniAs a young boy growing up in the Eastern Cape, Sven Weidner always wanted to lend a helping hand to those in need. He believes that no effort is too small to make a change.
Disinfection tunnels for Covid-19 have negligible benefit and are potentially dangeroushttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7474Disinfection tunnels for Covid-19 have negligible benefit and are potentially dangerousShaheen Mehtar, Shabir A Madhi & Marc MendelsonHaving communicated with a number of companies who are marketing and selling these, we have yet to get a straight answer regarding what basis they market these products on and what evidence exists on its effectiveness in preventing Covid-19 infection.
Madelein receives international awardhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7453Madelein receives international awardInnovus Madelein receives international award
COVID-19: Digitising ICU improves patient care while protecting healthcare staffhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7449COVID-19: Digitising ICU improves patient care while protecting healthcare staffWilma StassenAn ambitious digitisation project that will not only improve the care of seriously ill COVID-19 patients, but also reduce the risk of infection to hospital staff, is being launched at Cape Town’s Tygerberg Hospital.
Springboks, alumni and supporters raise funds with #Train4Feeshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7428Springboks, alumni and supporters raise funds with #Train4FeesDevelopment & Alumni / Ontwikkeling & AlumniMaties Sport and the Development and Alumni Relations Division (DAR) at Stellenbosch University (SU) have launched a 2-month fundraising campaign – #Train4Fees – to help student-athletes in need of financial assistance to pay for their study fees.
Chanine believes in paying it forwardhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7419Chanine believes in paying it forwardDevelopment & Alumni / Ontwikkeling & AlumniStellenbosch University (SU) alumni never fail to impress with their commitment to making life better for others and their loyalty to their alma mater.
SU alumni make an impact during pandemichttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7423SU alumni make an impact during pandemicAsiphe Nombewu /Corporate CommunicationAn application and system developed by a current student and four alumni from Stellenbosch University (SU) will help non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to deliver aid where it is needed most.
"My passion is teaching deaf children"https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7418"My passion is teaching deaf children"Transformation Office | Disability Unit | AfriNEADI am Ilze Aaron, and I am 22 years old. I come from Paarl. When I was about 9 or 10 years old, my aunt noticed that my speech was different and at her suggestion, my mom took me to Tygerberg Hospital to have the necessary hearing tests done.