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The New Paediatricians
Successful Red Cross FCP candidates after their graduation. Red Cross Hospital registrars continue their remarkable record of 100% pass rate in the clinical exams. From left to right: Shenaaz Akhalwaya, Kim Price Phindi Mteshana, Cecilia Makiwane...
Child rights and Child Law
Using child rights to enhance health care practice...
ICU R10 million raised
The Red Cross Children’s Hospital has the largest ICU for children in Africa, but the demands on this unit are higher than their capacity to deliver. R10 million was fundraised to build a bigger & better ICU.
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.
 

News

Sunday, 28 August 2016

The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital is the largest ICU for children in Africa. This 22-bed facility is a remarkable life-saving unit providing emergency care for critically ill or injured children, mostly from within the Western Cape, but also from areas further afield such as the Eastern Cape and other African countries.

Publication Date:
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 13:30

Prof Heather Zar (Director in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health) thanked all members in the Department who contributed to the very successful GP Refresher course which was held on 30 July.  A special thanks was issued to the organising committee, Dr James Nuttall, Dr Shirani Naidoo and Dr Kirsty Donald for all their work in ensuring the excellent paediatric update for GP's.

Publication Date:
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 10:15

A celebratory lunch was hosted on the 2nd June to celebrate the successful trainees in the recent College exams and graduating masters and doctoral students as well as to celebrate the contribution of Dr Sandy Pienaar who is retiring.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 14:30

Congratulations to Professor Andrew Argent who has just been awarded a plaque at the 8th World Congress on Paediatric Intensive and Critical Care in Toronto for his work as Past President of this Organization and for  "Betterment of Children with no self interest".

Publication Date:
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 14:15

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