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Dr Caradee Wright and Ms. Bianca Wernecke from the SAMRC’s Environment and Health Research Unit (EHRU) are contributing authors in the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)’s First Synthesis Report. Titled: “Making Peace with Nature”, the Repor...
The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) last year introduced a sewage-based early warning system for the coronavirus in some parts of the country. CAPE TOWN - Health authorities have stressed the importance of rapidly detecting a rise in C...
Professor Glenda Gray almost single-handedly secured 500 000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine for South African healthcare workers. A fearless advocate for doing what is right above all else, Gray explains why she stands on princi...
South Africa is rapidly moving to protect its highly valued healthcare workers through the Sisonke Study. The WHO reports that healthcare workers are an especially vulnerable group. A threat to their safety and wellbeing has a further impact on the h...

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