Month: November 2015

Professor Gail Hughes receiving recognition at APHA

The certificate is for her contributions to global health and wellness research, and dedication to educating students.

Obesity: why South Africans need to can soft drinks

This is a reprint of an article in The Conversation by Aviva Tugendhaft and Karen Hofman.

Comments solicited: National Public Health Institute of South Africa Bill

PHASA asks members to comment on the draft Bill for the establishment of a national public health institute for south Africa.

Notice of application for appointment to the expert review committee for the PHC-EML

The National Department of Health calls for applications from suitably qualified doctors, pharmacists, nurses and other health professionals.

Pint of Science – Cape Town 2016

Pint of Science, an annual festival happening over three evenings in May simultaneously around the globe.

Workshops at PHASA 2015

The key messages of some of the workshops organised on the first day of the conference are presented here.

JuPHASA Student Symposium 2015: Youth and Public Health

A successful JuPHASA Student Symposium was held at the 2015 PHASA Conference in Durban.

SIG meetings at PHASA 2015

The key messages of two of the Special Interest Group meetings held during the conference are presented here.

PHILA awardees

This year’s winners of the PHILA awards are Prof Maila John Matjila and Prof Eric Buch.

New PHASA exec members

During the Annual General Meeting at the 2015 conference new members of the executive committee of PHASA were elected.

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