Research News

  • Southern African HIV Clinicians Society Conference

    Posted on November 12, 2023

    Dr Michael Christie, who is affiliated with our Research Centre, presented a Poster at the recent Southern African HIV Clinicians Society Conference, which described the implementation of the updated South African paediatric HIV guidelines across Tshwane District during the COVID-19 pandemic,...


    Posted on September 30, 2023

    Marna Nel received an unexpected trophy for her Research Poster The poster was presented at the Tshwane District Health Research Conference 28-29 September 2023 "Thank you for this...I am honoured to be part of this Health District!"

  • SAPA conference 2023

    Posted on September 12, 2023

    What are small-for-gestational age (SGA) newborns, and how do they differ from growth-restricted newborns? How do we use the new conceptual framework of 'Small Vulnerable Newborns' (#SVN) from the 2023 Lancet series ( in our clinical practice? Are there any special...

  • Research Centre visit

    Posted on September 06, 2023

    Thank you to our colleagues from FIND who came to visit us today at out Research Centre in Pretoria! Dr Ntombi Sigwebela and Dr. Angela Muriuki - what a fantastic morning we have had, discussing stillbirths, placental insufficiency, Umbiflow and many other important things!

  • COVID-19 and maternal-and-child health care services

    Posted on August 30, 2023

    How severe was the impact of COVID-19 really on the maternal-and-child health care services in South Africa? Was it as bad as we thought? Here is our data from Tshwane, and it certainly had some surprises! Please find the link to the article, which has just been published in the South African...

  • Maternal and Neonatal sepsis

    Posted on August 25, 2023

    A 10-minute near-patient diagnostic test for neonatal sepsis - that would be a game changer, as neonatal sepsis remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality in our setting. This is such a great collaboration with colleagues from Seroxo Ltd (UK) and ITERATE Design and Innovation Ltd (UK) to...

  • Neonatal outcomes - SDG's

    Posted on August 22, 2023

    It is a privilege to support our neighbouring country towards the SDGs!

  • Research presentation_pedriatric

    Posted on August 04, 2023

    Mothusi's research outlined the poorer growth and neurodevelopmental outcomes in 18-month old infants exposed to placental insufficiency and HIV. He also enjoyed the opportunity to have engaging discussions with fellow researchers and professionals from diverse backgrounds, as well as learning...

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