University Social Responsibility News

  • UP partners with Impact Catalyst to deliver primary healthcare to mining communities

    Posted on October 15, 2020

    The University of Pretoria’s (UP) Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC) Research Unit has been contributing its expertise around the Mogalakwena mine in Limpopo by equipping community healthcare workers with skills and knowledge through work-integrated learning sessions.

  • UP initiative helps create food security for vulnerable communities

    Posted on September 23, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has left many without a source of income. This has had devastating effects on household food security, a disastrous reality which prompted the University of Pretoria’s (UP) Community Oriented Primary Care Research Unit (COPC), to start an initiative.

  • #UPWomen Researchers help to eliminate malaria while empowering others

    Posted on August 28, 2020

    The UP ISMC has three research clusters, namely Human Health, Parasite Control and Vector Control, each with strong #UPWomen researchers helping to eliminate malaria in South Africa and Africa while simultaneously building capacity in the malaria space and empowering women in affected communities.

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