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The Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership is pleased to announce renewed funding from the South African Medical Research Council to support GARDP’s work in developing improved treatments for newborn babies with sepsis
The South African Medical Research Council is addressing concerns over the dissemination of misleading information impac…
When the world was facing unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic with global vaccine shortages, a project…
A new way to classify tuberculosis (TB) that aims to improve focus on the early stages of the disease has been presented…
The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. have signed a Memorandum of Agreeme…
On 7 March 2024, the South African Medical Council held its 10th scientific merit awards to honour some of the best scie…
The SAMRC is pleased to announce that it has awarded a R21 million grant to the South African TB Vaccine Initiative for…
Cape Town | Professor Debbie Bradshaw from the South African Medical Research Council’s (SAMRC) Burden of Disease Resear…
Cape Town | A new partnership between the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) and the United Kingdom Research…
The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Prof. Ntobeko Ntusi as its…
SEATTLE - Dec. 5, 2023 - Today PrEPVacc announced that vaccinations have been stopped in its HIV Phase 2 prevention stud…
The PrEPVacc HIV prevention study of experimental vaccine regimens and a new form of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP…
World AIDS Day is an opportunity to further assert and realign our shared commitment to end HIV/AIDS as a public health…
Cape Town, South Africa| Global and national data shows that people with disabilities have increased healthcare needs co…
Cape Town, South Africa | The University of Cape Town's pioneering photovoice project, initiated as a Grand Challen…
Professor Caradee Wright, a dedicated scientist from the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) Environment and…
Cape Town, South Africa | The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC), in partnership with the Bill & Melinda…
Cape Town, South Africa | The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded the South African Medical Re…
Cape Town, South Africa | The critical need for accurate and timely mortality data, especially information regarding cau…
Cape Town, South Africa | The nominations for the South African Medical Research Council 2023 Scientific Merit Awards ar…
The Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation (CSSFF) and the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) are proud to annou…

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