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African media empowered by CEBHC’s vaccine science coursehttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8247African media empowered by CEBHC’s vaccine science courseFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Sue SegarAfrica-based journalists reporting on Covid-19 received a very necessary “shot in the arm” in the form of a recent training programme aimed at better equipping them to report on Covid-19 vaccines.
International Nurses Day: Nurses transforming the future of healthcarehttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8234International Nurses Day: Nurses transforming the future of healthcarePortia JordanWednesday (12 May) in International Nurses Day. In an opinion piece for Cape Times, Prof Portia Jordan from the Department of Nursing and Midwifery writes about how nurses are transforming the future of healthcare.
Prof Kathryn Chu chosen as CUGH board memberhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8231Prof Kathryn Chu chosen as CUGH board memberFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Susan ErasmusProfessor Kathryn Chu has been elected as a member of the Board of Directors of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) from 2021 to 2024.
How the pandemic is hurting university students’ mental healthhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8222How the pandemic is hurting university students’ mental healthThe ConversationInstitutions of higher education worldwide are undergoing unprecedented change because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Expertise and leadership earns Prof Jordan top position at FUNDISAhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8217Expertise and leadership earns Prof Jordan top position at FUNDISAFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Jackie Pienaar-BrinkProf Portia Jordan, executive head of the Department of Nursing and Midwifery at Stellenbosch University (SU), is the new board chairperson of the Forum of University Nursing Deans of South Africa (FUNDISA).
Is the future of science under threat in a post-truth world?https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8218Is the future of science under threat in a post-truth world?Faadiel EssopWe need “inoculations” against fake news to help safeguard the future of science in a post-truth world.
Ultramodern simulation unit advances health sciences training at SUhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8210Ultramodern simulation unit advances health sciences training at SUFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Wilma StassenA brand new state-of-the-art Simulation and Clinical Skills Unit (SCSU) was recently launched at Stellenbosch University's (SU) Tygerberg Campus in Cape Town.
Tygerberg campus launches brand new outdoor gymhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8192Tygerberg campus launches brand new outdoor gymFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Florence de VriesStellenbosch University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) has launched a brand new outdoor gym on its Tygerberg Campus for staff and students to enjoy.
Prof Blitz blazes new trailshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8171Prof Blitz blazes new trailsFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikase – Tyrone August This month Prof Julia Blitz will step down as Vice-Dean: Learning and Teaching in Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS), where she was responsible for all undergraduate and many postgraduate programmes.
SU leads new gender-transformative sexual and reproductive health intervention studyhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8164SU leads new gender-transformative sexual and reproductive health intervention studyFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Anina VisserProf Sarah Skeen received a research grant to the value of £638 050 (R12,5 million) to conduct an optimisation and feasibility trial titled ‘If I Were Thabo’.