SMU envisages to be the benchmark institution providing holistic health services education that meets the health needs of the South African population at large. During the 2018 academic year, SMU will continue to train the health and science professionals with the of realizing its vision.
The SMU Library and Information Services officially launched its institutional repository during the annual Open Access Week, an event observed by libraries to promote knowledge about open access amongst researchers and other communities.
Mrs Linda Macheka-Tendenguwo, a PhD student majoring in Biology at SMU, won the Best Oral Presentation award during the third annual Environmental Persistent Pollutants (EPP) symposium recently held in Pretoria.
The critical shortage of human health care resources in South Africa led to the Discovery Foundation Awards to address the training of specialists for rural areas, developing academic medicine and research centres and increasing the number of sub-specialists in the country to adequately meet the country’s healthcare needs.
Ms Anri Human, a lecturer at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) made the University proud when she scooped an International Confederation of Cardiorespiratory Physical Therapists (ICCrPT) outstanding poster presentation award. She received the award during the bi-annual World Confederation of Physical Therapy (WCPT) held in Cape Town, under the guidance of the South Africa […]
Dr Mags Govender performed a first successful laparoscopic Whipple procedure at the Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital, subsequently discharging the patient on the spot. The surgery was a success on the fifth attempt after four previously failed attempts by different surgeons across South Africa.