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  • Sibo and the UP CSMC fight malaria at Mjejane Primary School

    Posted on May 18, 2015

    One of the University of Pretoria Centre for Sustainable Malaria Control (UP CSMC)’s key focus areas in the attempt to help eliminate the disease is educating people, especially those who live in malaria-endemic areas.

  • First group of ASELPH students graduate at UP

    Posted on May 12, 2015

    The first cohort of 48 students who completed the Albertina Sisulu Executive Leadership Programme in Health (ASELPH) at UP were awarded their Postgraduate Diplomas in Health Systems Management at the Autumn Graduation Ceremony.

  • In the front line of the fight against malaria

    Posted on May 11, 2015

    The University of Pretoria’s Centre for Sustainable Malaria Control believes that research is critical in combating malaria in a manner that is sustainable and without the potentially adverse health effects of toxic chemicals.

  • Stomping out malaria

    Posted on April 30, 2015

    Chad Anderson, a master’s student at the University of Pretoria’s School of Health Systems and Public Health (SHSPH), is passionate about eradicating malaria in Africa and believes that education will be the key that ends the disease’s deadly reign on the continent.

  • World Book Day at UP presents the future of publishing now

    Posted on April 29, 2015

    To commemorate World Book Day, the University of Pretoria’s Library Services hosted a presentation by Prof Tahir Pillay on the ground-breaking publication of South Africa’s first digital interactive science textbook.

  • Bedside to bench: Research by new institute at UP driven by patients in need

    Posted on April 28, 2015

    The recently launched Institute for Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the University of Pretoria draws on seven of the institution's nine faculties, with 20 cross-disciplinary research projects across four streams.

  • University of Pretoria gets ICC accreditation as a testing centre for suspected illegal bowling actions

    Posted on April 28, 2015

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) has accredited five centres around the world – in Brisbane, Chennai, Cardiff, Loughborough and Pretoria – as testing facilities for the ICC ‘Regulations for the review of bowlers reported with suspected illegal bowling actions’.

  • UP student runner up in Young Science Communicator Competition

    Posted on April 21, 2015

    Petrie Jansen van Vuuren, an MSc student under the supervision of Prof Peet du Toit in the Department of Physiology at the University of Pretoria (UP), was named runner-up in the 2014/2015 Young Science Communicator Competition.

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