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Basic demographic information for all deaths registered by the Department of Home Affairs on the National Population Register are provided to the SAMRC. In the context of the emerging COVID-19 pandemic, it has become essential to track the weekly nu...
Dr Awelani Mutshembele swaps her red, genuine-leather flats for black gumboots and a full set of personal protective equipment (PPE), including goggles and a hair net. Normally she prefers high heels, even in the laboratory, but for sampling days she...
If research resilience in the time of COVID-19 was a person then that'd be Dr Jenny Coetzee, a South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC)’s Research Capacity Development (RCD) funded Postdoctoral Fellow at the Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU) –...
The Covid-19 lockdown has exposed the effects of South Africa’s weak alcohol regulations. Government and health campaigners want tougher policies, but the liquor giants are pushing back. Over 20 years ago, when Charles Parry began urging government...

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