The SMU-MEDUNSA Alumni Association (SMUAA) executive pulled off another successful annual general meeting and a 1988 class reunion. The alumni assembled at the Protea Hotel, Fire and Ice, in Menlyn, recently, honouring the call to embark on their home coming to their alma mater. The prestigious event had a two part programme which comprised of […]
The SMU Library is a preservation space for 840 pieces of cloned bones from 21 male disarticulated skeletons. The library bone clone project was initiated by Prof Anna Oettle, Associate Professor of Anatomy Department. With this project, she was trying to ensure that Anatomy students have access to bones beyond the limited hours in in […]
Phelophepha was established in 1994 as Transnet’s flagship Corporate Social Investment (CSI) project. The second train was introduced in 2012 due to the growing demand. Phelophepha Trains 1 & 2 have been touching 23.5 million people by giving them access to primary health care in Limpopo, Northern Cape, North West, Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Free […]
Ever conscious of their responsibility towards the less fortunate members of the community around them, the staff and students of SMU elected to spend their 67 minutes living the legacy of Nelson Mandela.
SMU’s vision of knowledge for quality health services is bearing fruit as several students are waving the university flag to lofty heights. Recently, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University Association of Pharmacy Students (SMUAPS) clinched five awards at the South African Pharmaceutical Students Federation (SAPSF) conference. SAPSF serves and promotes pharmacy students by working towards professional […]
Ms. Anri Human, SMU Physiotherapy Lecturer and PhD candidate scooped the Three Minutes Thesis (3MT) national competition and the people’s choice awards. The audience votes on the most convincing 3MT presentation. The title of her presentation was ‘To train or not to train’ focusing on the effect of inspiratory muscle training on clinical outcomes and […]