​​​​Department of Paediatrics and Child Health


Prof H Simon Schaaf

Prof H. Simon Schaaf is Distinguished Professor and Senior Specialist in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health. He completed his doctoral degree in drug-resistant tuberculosis in children at Stellenbosch University. He co-edited the book: Tuberculosis: a comprehensive clinical reference, which was published in 2009. He is an active clinician and infectious diseases subspecialist. He has published extensively, with the emphasis of his research on childhood TB with special focus on MDR-TB and antituberculosis drug pharmacokinetics in children. ​