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.
Opening of the Childsafe Centre
The Child safe building was opened on Red Cross grounds last year. Childsafe South Africa aims to reduce and prevent intentional and unintentional injuries of all severity through research, education, environmental change and recommendations for...
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.


Thursday, 3 September 2015

Kirsty Donald has been awarded a Newton Advanced Fellowship for a project "Children exposed to trauma and violence in a high risk LMIC setting:  elucidating risk and resilence for early health, behaviour and development" in collaboration with Dr Sarah Halligan from the University of Bristol

Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 11:15

Alison Lupton-Smith (a PhD student in the Department) won the Annual Congress of the Critical Care Society of Southern Africa (CCSSA) award for Best Publication by Nurse/Allied Professional for her paper "The effects of prone and supine positions on the regional distribution of ventilation in infants and children using electrical impedance tomography"

Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 11:00
Dr Padaychee

Dr Padayachee's hunt for non-invasive techniques for diagnosing and treating children. Watch the YouTube TEDx talk.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 09:00