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New Head of Department
Professor Andrew Argent has been appointed as Head of Department: Paediatrics and Child Health with effect from 1 November 2017 for a three-year term.
Heather Zar named 2018 Woman in Science Laureate
Professor Heather Zar has been announced as the 2018 L’Oreal-UNESCO Women in Science Laureate for Africa and the Arab States, in recognition of her wide-ranging contributions to child health, which have improved – and saved – children’s lives across...
First Patient moved into New ICU
The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, the largest ICU for children in Africa is currently being upgraded and expanded from a 22-bed to 39-bed facility.
Child rights and Child Law
Using child rights to enhance health care practice...
Protect children from passive smoking: Look after little lungs
Respiratory disorders are the commonest somatic disorders in childhood in South Africa. Acute respiratory infections are the commonest reason for children to attend primary care facilities and to be admitted to hospital. Asthma affects 1 in 5
 

News

Sunday, 17 June 2018
African Pediatric Fellowship Programme featured on CNN

CNN Inside Africa has featured the APFP which in the past 10 years has successfully trained fellows from partner African academic institutions based on identified child health needs of these countries.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 13:15
Congratulations

Congratulations and welcome to Dr Marti Wege who has been appointed as a PICU Consultant for the next three years.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:00
Congratulations

Congratulations to Ben van Stormbroek who is the recipient of the Robert McDonald Medal for the best FCPaed part II performance in 2017, and to Gina Itzikowitz who is a co-recipient of the Leslie Rabinowitz Medal for the best FCPaed part I performance in 2017. The Department of Paediatrics and Child Health are proud of their achievements and wish them both well. It is also a wonderful tribute to the efforts of all the people who helped to prepare them for the examinations.  Well done.

FC Paed(SA) Part I - Leslie Rabinowitz Medal 
Dr Gina ITZIKOWITZ – October 2017 
Dr Abigail Marriott KEENE – May 2017 

FC Paed(SA) Part II - Robert McDonald Medal 
Dr Ben VAN STORMBROEK – October 2017 

Cert Pulmonology(SA) Paed 
Dr Ziyaad DANGOR – October 2017 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 14:45
Congratulations

Congratulations to Assoc Prof Alan Davidson on his election as President of the College of Paediatricians of South Africa. Prof Zar wished him much success in this leadership role through his tenure.

Publication Date:
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 03:15

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