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Prof Salome Maswime, a beneficiary of  the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC)’s Mid-Career Scientist Grant administered by the Division of Research Capacity Development (RCD) has been selected by the World Economic Forum (WEF) to be in it...
On 9 March 2020, Minister of Basic Education Dr Angie Motshekga stated in a media briefing that schools should not make their own decisions in response to concerns about learners or staff with possible coronavirus, or schools closures. She noted that...
Based on a utilitarian approach, there would appear to be little merit in government investing heavily on expanding ICU capacity. Indeed, given the looming shortage of public-sector hospital beds during the pandemic’s surge, a utilitarian ethic sugge...
One of the leading South African HIV researchers, Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim, has been awarded the Christophe Merieux Prize – France’s top science prize valued at €500 000. The big win is in recognition of her work at the Centre for the AIDS P...

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