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When Prof Salome Maswime first discovered her love for maternal and foetal medicine some years back, little did she know that today she’ll be hailed as a high-achieving Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologists – one of the few in South Africa. A su...
“Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice”. It was these words by Nelson Mandela that inspired us at the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) to partner with Rise Against Hunger (RAH) for the Mandela Day initiati...
This week, hundreds of people from around the globe are gathering in Johannesburg, South Africa, for the 12th African Rotavirus Symposium. And, this year, we’ll be celebrating some pretty amazing milestones together – 10 years of rotavirus va...
Professor Salim Abdool Karim, Director of the HIV-TB Pathogenesis and Treatment Research Unit, one of the Extramural Research Units at the South African Medical Council (SAMRC), has been elected as a Fellow of the prestigious Royal Society in London....

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