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Monday, 21 January 2019
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
Volunteers see need through new eyes

The Students Health and Welfare Centres Organisation’s (SHAWCO) 750 km health tour to celebrate the organisation’s 75th anniversary was an unforgettable experience for the volunteers – and the communities they treated.

Publication Date:
Thu, 10 May 2018 - 08:30
CANSA Shavathon

Every year UCT medical students shave or spray their hair to raise awareness for cancer research and those living with the disease. This year the annual Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) Shavathon took place in the CANSA-funded laboratory in the Faculty of Health Sciences on Thursday, 1 March. Robyn Walker was there to capture the colourful event.

Publication Date:
Tue, 06 Mar 2018 - 12:45

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