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Children in sub-Saharan Africa dying of Covid-19 at a higher rate than elsewherehttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8877Children in sub-Saharan Africa dying of Covid-19 at a higher rate than elsewhereFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & KommunikasieChildren in sub-Saharan Africa who are hospitalised with Covid-19 are dying at a rate far greater than children in the United States (US) and Europe, according to a new multicentre study published yesterday (Wednesday 19 January 2022) in JAMA Pediatrics.
President Ramaphosa lauds SU’s world-class research centre set to lead global epidemic responsehttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8876President Ramaphosa lauds SU’s world-class research centre set to lead global epidemic responseCorporate Communication and Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie en BemarkingPresident Cyril Ramaphosa, along with the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Blade Nzimande, and the biotech investor of NantAfrica (a division of NantWorks), Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong, visited the SU Biomedical Research Institute
Impact of COVID on school attendance in South Africahttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8875Impact of COVID on school attendance in South AfricaDr Debra Lynne Shepherd & Nompumelelo MohohlwaneImpact of COVID on school attendance in South Africa
New study detects infections with Omicron despite booster dosehttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8874New study detects infections with Omicron despite booster doseFMHS Marketing & Communications / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Ilse BigalkeA significant new study by South African and German scientists has provided the first evidence globally that even three vaccine doses may not be sufficient to prevent infection with the Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Six FMHS researchers among SU’s top 20 postdocshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8873Six FMHS researchers among SU’s top 20 postdocsFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Sue SegarEvery year since 2017, Stellenbosch University has awarded the top 20 postdoctoral research fellows at the university, and in 2021, six of the top 20 postdoctoral research fellows came from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Services.
FMHS greets valued colleagues after decades of loyal servicehttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8872FMHS greets valued colleagues after decades of loyal serviceFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Jackie Pienaar-BrinkTwo valued staff members from the Division of Student Administration at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) of Stellenbosch University (SU) have retired after a long period of service.
TB researcher receives coveted fellowship from EDCTPhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8870TB researcher receives coveted fellowship from EDCTPFMHS Marketing & Communication / FGGW Bemarking & Kommunikasie – Susan ErasmusDr Suventha Moodley, a TB researcher at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS), was recently awarded a three-year Career Development Fellowship from the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP).
Archbishop Desmond Tutu: A small man with a large legacyhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8869Archbishop Desmond Tutu: A small man with a large legacyNulda Beyers, Anneke Hesseling & Mariana KrugerToday, we mourn the death of a giant. We also celebrate a life well lived and dedicated to the service of others, including addressing glaring gaps and inequality in healthcare, in South Africa, and globally.
Stellenbosch University pays tribute to the late Dr Desmond Tutuhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8868Stellenbosch University pays tribute to the late Dr Desmond TutuCorporate Communication and Marketing | Korporatiewe Kommunikasie en Bemarking ​“He was a figure of great moral authority, and also someone who had boundless empathy with all people. He freely gave of his time and energy to improve the lives of others," Stellenbosch University (SU) Rector and Vice-Chancellor Prof Wim de Villiers sai
Profs. Robinson & Reddy bid farewellhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8866Profs. Robinson & Reddy bid farewellElise GroeneveldOn Wednesday, 1st of December, Faculty members gathered at Erinvale Estate for a year-end function during which two colleagues were bid farewell.

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