Message to all staff and students: Spring recess moved forward

In the interest of the safety of students, staff and property, University management has decided to move the October 2016 recess period forward. The recess will therefore start on 26 September 2016.

Mobile technology brings healthcare into people's homes

According to Prof Jannie Hugo from the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Pretoria, the use of eHealth could be of particular benefit in the provision of primary healthcare services to rural communities in South Africa.

Drowning: a very real risk

Drowning is classified as the third leading cause of accidental deaths worldwide, and in South Africa statistics suggest that drowning is one of the top five causes of unnatural death among children under 15 years of age.