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A little giant surely reaching its milestones

Media Alert 13 March 2019 For Immediate Release As the only comprehensive and stand-alone health sciences university in the country, SMU has been mandated to admit 7 000 students by 2020, and to raise the numbers to 10 000, by 2025. Whilst the student enrolment figures are government regulated, prospects are promising that these enrolment targets […]

SMU Scientists Play a Pivotal Role in the Discovery of the Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) Strains Not Detected by Standard Routine Methods of Detection

Media Alert 10 December 2018 For Immediate Release A ground breaking international research team discovered two different Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) strains which escape detection by standard routine methods of TB detection. These findings were published in the prestigious “Lancet Infectious Disease” Journal in Oct 2018. Visit https://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(18)30496-1/ for full text. The research showed […]

Memorial Service of SMU Chancellor Dr Edna Molewa

The Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) is saddened by the news of the passing away of the Honourable Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, during the morning of 22 September 2018. We concur with the President of South Africa that her passing is a devastating loss to our nation and to the global […]

SMU Research Days – 21 to 23 August 2018

Media Alert 21 August 2018 For Immediate Release The members of the media are hereby informed about the SMU’s Research days programme which commences on Tuesday 21 to 23 August 2018, at 8h15, in Clin Path Building (CP) Lecture Hall 3L001. The research event is a premier event of the university in which researchers present […]

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