Medical gastroenterologist won the 25th UCT Master's title
Heart or cardiovascular disease is now a very common illness in South Africa and there is a need to emphasise education about the adverse effects of lifestyle choices and its contribution to the disease.
Professors Robin Wood and Linda–Gail Bekker have won the 2014 Alan Pifer Award for excellence in research, treatment, training and prevention of HIV–related diseases and infections in Southern Africa. Their journey has taken them from the dark days of AIDS denial to an important moment in the history of the epidemic.
Applications are invited for an award under the Scheme for Oxford Nuffield Medical Fellowships normally to be held in a department within the Medical Science Division of the University.This prestigious fellowship carries an allowance of £41,564 (plus any cost of living increases).