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Play Your Part episode eight: synopsis

Take a sneak peek at episode eight of the Play Your Part television series.Brand South Africa reporter Dr Michael Mol, who is one of three...

Local researchers honoured at their ‘Oscars’

South African medical research institutes rank among the best in the world and are equal to internationally respected institutes, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor said in handing out the National Science and Technology Forum Awards.

SA scientists win AU awards

South Africa and US collaborate on medical research

Medical research grants worth $8-million in first-year funding have been awarded by the National Institutes of Health and the South African Medical Research Council. They will target research into HIV and Aids, TB and cancers at eight South African institutions.

Doctors on the forefront of innovation

Medical advances are making history, and people – and babies – are surviving extraordinary odds. Many of these ground-breaking medical techniques are mastered by doctors in South Africa. In some instances, they are showing the world the way.

Boost for African medical innovation

Boost for African medical innovation

A R370-million partnership between the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the South African government and the University of Cape Town aims to develop vaccines and other medical innovations to fight TB, HIV and malaria. Led by local scientists, it will also help boost Africa's scientific research networks.
Public-private hospital for Port Alfred

Cuban training to ‘help national health’

A group of medical students who left for training in Cuba on Monday will be able to assist with the roll-out of South Africa's National Health Insurance scheme when they return, says KwaZulu-Natal Premier Zweli Mkhize.
US govt contract for SA medical isotopes

US govt contract for SA medical isotopes

The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation and its subsidiary, NTP Radioisotopes, have won a US$25-million US government contract to develop technology for commercial production of the medical isotope molybdenum-99 using "proliferation-resistant" low enriched uranium.
Polokwane 2010: under African skies

2010 medical ops centre for Polokwane

Plans are under way to set up a medical operations centre in Polokwane to assist with any incidents that might arise at the Peter Mokaba Stadium during the 2010 Fifa World Cup.
Adventurers 'running a smile' around SA

Adventurers ‘running a smile’ around SA

Extreme athletes David Grier and Braam Malherbe are raising money for Operation Smile - which provides free reconstructive facial surgery for disadvantaged children with cleft lips and palates - by "running a smile" around 3 500km of southern African coastline.
World Cup medical team appointed

World Cup medical team appointed

South Africa has appointed the team that will co-ordinate the medical strategy at each of the 10 match venues during the 2010 Fifa World Cup.

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