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Groundbreaking clinical trial settles question on treatment of TB pericarditis
 

Bongani MayosiAfrica is open for business when it comes to health research, says Professor Bongani Mayosi, Head of Medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital and the University of Cape Town, and lead investigator of an African-led multi-country study.

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Start antiretroviral treatment early, says study
Monday, July 13, 2015 - 12:30

Starting antiretroviral treatment early can have significant health benefits for patients living with HIV, according to a global study to which UCT's Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation (DTHF) contributed.

Dark cloud over skin-lightening creams
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 12:30

Nonhlanhla Khumalo is on a mission to get harmful beauty products off our streets. 

Thomson bags UCT Masters
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 10:45

Medical gastroenterologist Professor Sandie Thomson (left in picture) won the 25th UCT Master's title at the Royal Cape Golf Club on Sunday 12 April.

Heart disease is preventable and treatable
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 10:00

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.

Heart disease is preventable and treatable
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 09:45

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.

Heart disease is preventable and treatable
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 09:30

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.

Two researchers' journey from AIDS despair to an age of hope
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 10:00

 

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.

Dr Ying Zhao, registrar in the Department of Medicine, presents her MMed study findings at AIDS 2018 Conference in Amsterdam
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 12:30

Dr Ying Zhao’s MMed study is entitled “Improved treatment outcomes with bedaquiline when substituted for second-line injectable agents in multidrug resistant tuberculosis”. Her MMed is supervised by Dr Sean Wasserman and Professor Graeme Meintjes. 

Fogarty HIV-associated TB Training Program Fellowship
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 11:00

Fogarty HIV-associated TB Training Program

3 x 1-month fellowship to attend the Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology & Biostatistics Courses at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, US

The GSIEB runs from 11th to 30th June 2018

Application deadline: 28th February 2018

ESC Congress free registration and travel grants for young fellows and scientists
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 13:15

As indicated in the SA Heart® circular, there are support opportunities for young cardiologists and scientists to attend the ESC congress.

Fogarty HIV-TB Training Program awarded to UCT with partners Johns Hopkins and Vanderbilt Universities in the US
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 09:45

The Fogarty HIV-associated Tuberculosis Training Program has been established at the University of Cape Town in partnership with Johns Hopkins University (JHU) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in the US. The Program is funded by a 5-year grant from the Fogarty International Center of the US National Institutes of Health.

DESMOND TUTU HIV CENTRE: POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN TB-HIV MEDICINE
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 07:30

The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre and the University of Cape Town are proud to present the first online postgraduate qualification from the Faculty of Health Sciences: the Postgraduate Diploma in TB-HIV Management.

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