Media

The SAMRC’s research, innovation and industry partnerships have seen the organisation feature on various media platforms - sharing new knowledge, up-to-date developments and insights on the SAMRC, South African health systems and factors impacting the health of the nation.

Public Relations
Tel: +27 21 9380407
Cell: +27 78 313 5798
E-mail: Dumile.Mlambo@mrc.ac.za

Head of Corporate Communications
Tel: + 27 21 938 0274
E-mail: Alfred.Thutloa@mrc.ac.za

Latest Press Releases

Cape Town | Excess mortality is a term used in epidemiology and public health that refers to the number of deaths that are occurring beyond what we would have normally expected. It is used to measure the mortality impact of a crisis when not all causes of death are known. In 2020, excess mortality is considered in the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic.