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Sunday, 24 March 2019
Governments Adopt a Global Resolution on Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease at the World Health Assembly

This historic decision marks the first time that Rheumatic Fever (RF) and Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) have been recognised as global health priorities on the world stage. Representing South Africa at the event was the newly-elected President of Reach, A/Prof Liesl Zuhlke from Red Cross Childrens Hospital  and WHF President-elect Prof Karen Sliwa, director of the Hatter Institute.

Publication Date:
Wed, 30 May 2018 - 14:15
Making a case for investing in mental health

Drawing on his research and policy engagement work over the past two decades, Professor Crick Lund presented a compelling case for investing in population mental health during his inaugural lecture in the New Learning Centre on 23 May.

Publication Date:
Mon, 28 May 2018 - 15:30
Remembering a warrior for social justice

Professor Jock McCulloch, who died from asbestos cancer (mesothelioma) on 18 January this year, not only distinguished himself with his research on the impact and machinations of the asbestos industry, but was also “a great friend of the people and especially the workers of South Africa”.

Publication Date:
Tue, 22 May 2018 - 14:15
Med-tech inventors tackle anaphylaxis

The ZibiPen is a lifesaving piece of technology designed to deliver adrenaline during instances of anaphylaxis.

Publication Date:
Wed, 16 May 2018 - 09:15

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