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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...
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.
 

News

Tuesday, 20 February 2018
Successful GP Paediatric Update Course

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
Department Celebration

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

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
Congratulations

Lucia Madolo - the first in her family to obtain a degree.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 13:15

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