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2016 PHILA Awards

The PHILA Award is an award from the Public Health Association of South Africa (PHASA) that honours excellence and commitment to public health. PHILA is an acronym for Public Health Innovation and Lifetime Achievement and also plays on the isiZulu word “phila” meaning life. These awards are given to individuals in recognition of a specific

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs)

Benefits of using MPTs are extensive.

Clinical Project Manager, Maternal and Child Health Project

Responsible for i.e. Research development; General administration; Conduct of the Research; Oversight over Quality Control (QC) programme for data collection activities.

Displaced, homeless and abused: The dynamics of sexual and physical abuses of homeless Zimbabweans in South Africa.

A study has been conducted among homeless Zimbabwean refugees in Polokwane, to assess the nature of sexual/physical and gender-based abuse (SPGBV) experienced by them and to see who are the perpetrators. The study showed that rape and sexual harassments were common and perpetrators were mainly border and police officers. More findings, their implications and recommendations are discussed in the article.

Doctor in Khayelitsha: committed change agent

Dr Caroline Neumüller takes action on Matthew Goniwe Clinic’s disorganised filing system which keeps patients waiting lengthy times to get medical attention.

Administration & Finance Manager, Monrovia, Liberia

Manager will provide leadership and direction in the development and management of all CHAI Liberia’s financial, accounting, and administrative policies, procedures, and practices.

Directory of International Grants and Fellowships in the Health Sciences

Its goal is to provide information about additional funding opportunities available to those in the field of global health research.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Epidemiology, SATVI, UCT

To work on a project addressing the role of age and gender in risk for TB infection and disease during adolescence.

Opinion: Taken for a ride – First aid training for the Taxi Industry

Is the training of taxi drivers to provide healthcare in the form of first aid a reasonable, (cost) effective intervention?

Lecturer Health Economics

The School of Public Health and Family Medicine of the University of Cape Town is looking for a lecturer in health economics.

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