Month: June 2011

Health Systems Trust launches new website

HST announces the launch of its new website which provides cutting edge information related to health systems strengthening and research.

June 2011 issue SACEMA Quarterly

The new issue of the SACEMA Quarterly is out and contains articles on e.g. heterogeneity and HIV prevention trials, TB control and cost-effectiveness of PrEP.

UN High-Level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases: addressing four questions

To achieve the promise of the UN HLM on NCD several questions must be addressed. The report presents the realities of the situation by answering four questions.

Regional Chief Monitoring & Evaluation, Dakar (Senegal)

The Regional Chief M&E will be responsible for the coordination, planning, development and capacity building of the evaluation function and overseeing the data collection and monitoring function.

Senior scientist / Specialist scientist in Johannesburg

The Environment and Health Research Unit of the MRC seeks candidates with skills in Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

Call for Applicants for MPH in Health Promotion (Tobacco Control)

The University of Pretoria (UP) and the American Cancer Society (ACS) invite applications from citizens from Sub-Saharan Africa for three fully funded fellowships.

Sign this statement: Stop South Africa’s Secrecy Bill!

The Right2Know Campaign calls on all those who object to the passing of the Secrecy Bill in its current form to make their collective and individual voices heard now by signing this statement!

Skills-building workshop: Writing an abstract for a scientific conference

As a lead up to the 2011 conference PHASA will be hosting abstract writing workshops in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban.

New website World Federation of Public Health Associations

The website includes highlights in public health and information regarding the federation and its activities (resolutions, projects, events).

Asthma and air pollution: The need for a broader public health response

In light of the growing global emphasis on management of the rising burden of non-communicable diseases, including asthma, public health professionals in South Africa should undertake action.

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