Outcome report: UCT and NEU international roundtable discussion on tobacco control

On 22 March 2011, the Equity and Transformation Committee at the Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT organised an International Roundtable on Human Rights-based approaches to tobacco control. The results are presented here.

South Africa ups the fight against TB

Tuberculosis, a disease that kills tens of thousands of South Africans a year, is being beaten using expensive gadgets, home visits by health officials and specially designed hospital wards.

Monitoring and Evaluation Fellow with Child Welfare South Africa: North West Province

The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Fellowship Programme offers an exciting opportunity for masters’ level students and graduates to be placed with Child Welfare South Africa for a twelve month paid fellowship.

AIDS pill trial stops due to poor results

A trial of an oral pill aimed at preventing HIV infection in African women has been halted due to poor results.

Celebrating Innovative Health Management in the Public Sector – 2011

The University of Cape Town, Faculty of Health Sciences will be hosting a conference on health management in the public sector in June 2011.

Specialist Scientist Epidemiology/Biostatistics [Johannesburg]

The MRC has a vacancy for a Specialist Scientist in its Environment and Health Research Unit (E&HRU).

WFPHA Newsletter March/April 2011

The WPHA E-Newsletter is an electronic publication that highlights upcoming events and news across the globe, and information about the Federation and its members.

Health and Justice Activists Gather to Debate Strategies to Achieve the Right to Health

SECTION27 hosts groundbreaking Southern African Regional Activist Dialogue on a proposed Framework Convention on the Right to Health (FCGH).

Third Biennial South African Monitoring and Evaluation Conference

South African Monitoring and Evaluation Association (SAMEA), in collaboration with the Public Service Commission (PSC), announces the Third Biennial South African Monitoring and Evaluation Conference.

Senior Researcher [Durban]

Health Systems Trust (Durban) seeks a Senior Researcher with excellent skills and experience in health systems research.

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