Three UP community members selected as semi-finalists in Miss South Africa pageant
Posted on July 03, 2020
One University of Pretoria (UP) student and two UP graduates are among the 15 women in the running towards becoming Miss South Africa 2020. Fourth-year Law student Matsepo Sithole (21), UP Social Sciences graduate Shudufhadzo Musida (23), and UP MBChB graduate Dr Karishma Ramdev (25) have all...
World Sight Day
Posted on October 11, 2019
WHO has stated that 285 million people of all ages are visually impaired, of whom 39 million are blind.
Suicide, a Silent Killer
Posted on October 10, 2019
Suicide is a public health concern because it affects young people, and is often a silent killer, although it is treatable and preventable.
Department of Pharmacology Successfully hosts 53rd Annual Conference of the South African Society for Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (SASBCP)
Posted on October 09, 2019
The Department of Pharmacology at the Faculty of Health Sciences hosted the 53rd Annual Conference of the South African Society for Basic and Clinical Pharmacology on the 5th to 7th of October, 2019.
The State of Mental Health
Posted on October 08, 2019
In South Africa, one – third of the population suffers from mental illness (South African Depression and Anxiety Group/SADAG).
Anti-Discrimination and Social Justice Week Closes of with Fitness, Self-Defense and Debate
Posted on October 04, 2019
On the final day of the Anti-Discrimination and Social Justice Week, students were reminded about October being Mental Health Awareness Month in South Africa.
Religion, Music therapy and NHI on Day 4 of the Anti-Discrimination and Social Justice Week
Posted on October 03, 2019
Day 4 of the Anti-Discrimination and Social Justice Week at the Faculty of Health Sciences focussed on religion, spirituality and language.
Students Gain More Understanding About Disability at the Anti-Discrimination and Social Justice Week
Posted on October 02, 2019
Students took the lead and shared practical knowledge on day 3 of the Anti-Discrimination and Social Justice Week. Second year Physiotherapy students conducted wheelchair mobility training as well as the Occupational Therapy disability awareness training. Fellow Health Sciences students learnt...