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  • JBI gLocal Solution Room

    Posted on May 15, 2023

    The JBI gLocal Solution Room is a free, week-long global event which aims to provide pragmatic solutions to challenges in getting evidence into practice in local settings. During 5 - 11 June 2023, a series of dynamic and interactive, locally-held events (Solution Rooms) in various countries...

  • “The science of breastmilk”

    Posted on May 11, 2023

    The Lancet journal is publishing a series of articles on the formula industry and how it frequently exploits the concerns of mothers who are led to believe that breastmilk substitutes are equivalent to breastmilk. Spotlight, an online news source with an interest in public health, recently...

  • Born too soon: decade of action

    Posted on May 11, 2023

    Prof Priya Soma-Pillay was a contributor to this new and very import resource on pre-term birth: Born too soon: decade of action. The report outlines the fact that 1 in 10 babies are born pre-term and this has not improved in the last decade in any region of the world and prematurity is the...

  • IMNHC2023

    Posted on May 09, 2023

    IMNHC2023 - as part of the country delegation at the South African stand - collectively we will reduce Maternal, Fetal and Newborn mortality!

  • International Maternal Newborn Health Conference

    Posted on May 08, 2023

    Our Research Centre Director is at the International Maternal Newborn Health Conference, which is taking place in Cape Town this week ( Our work on stillbirth prevention and fetal growth restriction using the Umbiflow, a hand-held low-cost device which can be used at primary...

  • Prebic Global Meeting (conference on preterm birth), in Dubrovnik, Croatia from April 24-26, 2023

    Posted on May 04, 2023

    Prof Priya Soma-Pillay and Dr Louisa Seopela attended the Prebic Global Meeting (conference on preterm birth), in Dubrovnik, Croatia from April 24-26, 2023. Prof Soma-Pillay gave a presentation on "Single embryo transfer - the power of one".

  • Visit of Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization

    Posted on April 21, 2023

    On the occasion of the honorary Doctorate degree awarded to Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organisation, at the University of Pretoria on 21 April 2023, our Research Centre was invited to showcase the important research we do. The Director Professor Ute Feucht...

  • Faculty Research Day 2022

    Posted on August 19, 2022

    Faculty Research Day 2022

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