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January 31st, 2018 Unbelievable as it may sound, Dr Viwe Mtwesi (32), the country’s youngest cardiologist, is unemployed. This is according to a City Press report, which said that Mtwesi completed her cardiology training at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in...

December 20th, 2017 Dr Burt Davis, a lecturer at the Africa Centre for HIV/ Aids Management at Stellenbosch University, received his doctoral degree earlier this month after designing a scientifically-founded photo-novel that dealt with the health risks related to tik....

December 20th, 2017 Angelina Vermeulen from the Free State was named the country's most caring nurse at the recent annual Marilyn Lahana Trust Caring Awards hosted by the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South African (Denosa). According to a Pretoria News...

November 22nd, 2017 Professor Jimmy Volmink, dean of medicine and health sciences at Stellenbosch University, South Africa and founding director of Cochrane South Africa joins Ray Moynihan at Cochrane Australia in his The Recommended Dose programme to trace an...

November 22nd, 2017 The discipline of neurology in the School of Clinical Medicine at University of Kwazulu-Natal (UKZN) has announced that Dr Nomusa Shezi is the first black African woman to graduate in this field from the institution. The Citizen reports that...

November 22nd, 2017 Associate scientific director of the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (Caprisa) Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim has been appointed UNAIDS Special Ambassador for Adolescents and HIV, reports The Mercury. The executive...

October 25th, 2017 South African Aids researchers professors Salim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim‚ have scooped the esteemed Institute for Human Virology (IHV) Lifetime Achievement Award for exceptional public service for their contributions to the global Aids...

October 4th, 2017 Dr Paul Soko of Life Healthcare was elected to the board of directors of the Hospital Association of SA (Hasa) at the AGM held during the association’s just-completed conference. He is an executive of Life Healthcare’s clinical...

September 27th, 2017 The KwaZulu-Natal government has paid tribute to Sifiso Mbambo, nurse so dedicated to his work that he once went as far as walking to patients to deliver antiretroviral drugs. News24 reports that the KZN Department of Health hailed Sifiso...

September 20th, 2017 Tom Frieden, former director of the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, is starting a new initiative to tackle some of global health's thorniest issues: cardiovascular disease and epidemics. Frieden, a former New York City health...

August 23rd, 2017 The CEO of the non-profit organisation Right to Care, Professor Ian Sanne, has been elected to serve a second term as the international vice-chair of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) Network, which is the largest HIV/Aids clinical trials...
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