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  • Faculty Research Day 2022

    Posted on August 23, 2022

    The Faculty Research Day is hosted annually by the Faculty of Health Sciences. It provides a platform for researchers, post and undergraduate students and academics to showcase their research findings to inform and debate on research that contributes toward better health and is relevant to...

  • Faculty Research Day 2022

    Posted on August 19, 2022

    Faculty Research Day 2022

  • UP COPC Research Unit COVID-19 Vaccination Day

    Posted on April 06, 2022

    The University of Pretoria’s (UP) Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC) Research Unit lead the vaccination of its staff members against COVID-19 on the Kalafong Hospital premises.

  • World TB Day 2022

    Posted on March 24, 2022

    Each year, we recognize World TB Day on March 24. This annual event commemorates the date in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes tuberculosis (TB).

  • World Cancer Day: closing the care gap

    Posted on February 04, 2022

    World Cancer Day is an international day marked on 4 February to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. World Cancer Day is led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to support the goals of the World Cancer Declaration, written in 2008....

  • UP’s Faculty of Health Sciences leads vaccination of undocumented communities against COVID- 19

    Posted on December 21, 2021

    “It is critical that people who are excluded or hard to reach are enabled to benefit from the vaccination programme to prevent islands within which the virus can hide and spread,” says UP’s Prof Jannie Hugo about the Gauteng-centred project.

  • Disabilities Awareness Month 2021

    Posted on November 03, 2021

    National Disability Rights Awareness Month 2021 The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is observed on 3 December; however, we commemorate National Disability Rights Awareness Month between 3 November and 3 December in South Africa. The SA government outlined a month-long campaign...

  • World Mental Health Day 10th October 2021

    Posted on October 10, 2021

    10 October is World Mental Health Day The overall objective of World Mental Health Day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health. The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk...

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