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UP does everything it can to kill one of the biggest killers in South Africa

Tuberculosis (TB) kills more people every year than HIV/AIDS or any other single infectious agent. This statistic seems criminal considering that if the disease is diagnosed and treated timeously, most patients can be cured.

Preserving the gift of sight

Eyesight is something that is easily taken for granted. It is so fundamental to a person’s being that it is difficult to imagine life without it.

Food policy and nutrition economics in the SDG era

For analysts and academics alike, the world of development policy changes quickly. Decision-makers are faced with increasing complexity and a growing list of elements that have to be taken into account in policy reform and design.

Hearing loss, a silent epidemic: get your hearing tested

More than 3 million South Africans suffer from permanent disabling hearing loss, while about 6 million have some degree of hearing loss and might not know it, according to Professor De Wet Swanepoel, professor of Audiology at the...

Human Rights Day – Message from the Vice-Chancellor

Human Rights Day is commemorated annually as a tribute to the citizens of South Africa who assembled at Sharpeville in 1960 to assert basic human rights in the face of injustice and oppression.

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International Microbial Ecologist at UP

Prof Don Cowan and Dr Thulani Makhalanyane from the Centre for Microbial Ecology and Genomics, cordially invite you to a special lecture titled ‘The microbial resistome. The impact and distribution of ARGs in the environment and the potential for horizontal gene transfer’ by well-known UK microbial ecologist, Prof Mark Bailey, Director of the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology at the Natural Environment Research Centre.

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Mar 01
1 Mar - 18 May
Edoardo Villa Museum, University of Pretoria, Hatfield
Mar 25
Aula, Hatfield Campus, University of Pretoria
Mar 26
26 Mar - 29 Mar
Room 2-67, Graduate Centre, University of Pretoria Main Campus
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International study says SA school reading literacy is in trouble

From audits to action: UP data is saving moms and babies