Dr. Cindy Stephen

Dr. Cindy Stephen

Tel: +27 (0)21 658-5308

Email: [email protected]

Dr. Cindy Stephen is a Medical Officer and the director of the Poisons Information Centre at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital in Cape Town. Prior to 2015, Cindy worked for many years in Child Health with a focus on developing systems and tools to improve the quality of care received by children in the South African health system. During her years in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, Cindy became a founder member and co-developer of the Child Healthcare Problem Identification Programme (Child PIP), She continues to serve on the Child PIP Executive Committee and Technical Task Team. Cindy is also a clinical staff member of the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at the University of Cape Town, and contributes to the development and maintenance of AfriTox, a uniquely South African poisons information database that provides medical practitioners with comprehensive information on managing poisoning in both adults and children, as well as the 24/7 Poisons Information Helpline, available to the public and medical personnel.

 

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