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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.
Breatheasy Programme makes a big difference to family live
Breatheasy Programme makes a big difference to family life
The Faculty of Health Sciences has offered full support to the Breatheasy Programme by creating teaching posts with a Clinical Masters in Nursing that will grow their work.
 

 

Ten out of Ten!

Congratulations to all our successful candidates in the recent College exams.  The results were absolutely outstanding with every single one of our FCPaed candidates passing, many DCH achievements and 14 African Paediatric Fellows attained their speciality or sub-speciality exams - amazing achievements that reflect excellence of our candidates and the superb mentorship and teaching/training in our Department..


 

MRC Grant....

Dr Carol Hlela, Paediatric Dermatologist at RCCH, has been awarded a MRC self-initiated grant for her study "The Epidemiology of Human T-Lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) infection in SA, HTLV-1 integration, HTLV-1 associated infective dermatitis (IDH) and the rist of adult T cell leukaemia/lymphoma".​     

 


 

Harry Crossley Clinical Research Fellowship Award    

Dr Mignon McCulloch has been awarded a Harry Crossley Clinical Research Fellowship from UCT to undertake a sabbatical period to work on her PhD project.


 

 Harry Crossley Clinical Research Fellowship Award

 Dr Kirsty Donald has also been awarded a Harry Crossley Clinical Research Fellowship from UCT to enable her to undertake a sabbatical period to work on her PhD project.