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A boost for child respiratory health
Prof Heather Zar has been awarded a Medical Research Council (MRC) Extramural Research Unit which will allow her develop her research on childhood respiratory disease even further.
The Road to Health Campaign
An initiative by the School of Child and Adolescent Advocacy Committee to put doctors, nurses and children back on the road to health.
REACH turns 1 year
REACH turns 1 year
A year ago, Africa's first research centre that focuses exclusively on child and adolescent health came into being.
 
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Fellows in our midst ....

Dr Liesl Zuhlke has being made a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology. The diploma is conferred during the congress each year. The Fellowship of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC) is an internationally-recognised,prestigious position, confirmed by the FESC diploma, for excellent clinical cardiologists and cardiovascular scientists with a deep interest and knowledge of cardio-vascular medicine.

PG Diploma Graduate ....

Dr Brenda Morrow will be graduating with a PG Diploma in Health Research Ethics from the University of Stellenbosch.  Brenda did outstandingly in this course, attaining the top mark in her class and completing with distinction.

 
NRF Y2 Rating ....

Dr Carol Hlela, Paediatric Dermatologist at RCH, has been given a Y2 rating by the NRF, as a promising young researcher. A Y2 rating is awarded to a young researcher who is recognised as having the potential to establish themselves as a researcher of considerable standing.​     

 

Adhominem Promotion ....     

Dr Chris Scott has been promoted ad hominem to Associate Professor at UCT. 


 

 South African Thoracic Society GSK Research Award

 Dr Shrish Budree has been awarded the 2014 South African Thoracic Society GSK Research Fellowship for his study "Nutrition, micronutrient deficiency and childhood pneumonia in the first year of life in a South African birth cohort"  Dr Budree will be investigating the relationship between nutrition and pneumonia in the Drakenstein Study towards his PhD.