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SMU to celebrate Africa Month through dialogue and other activities

Media Advisory
Date: 18 May 2022
For Immediate Release

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University will celebrate Africa Month through dialogue and a range of activities from 19 to 20 May 2022 under the theme ‘Strengthen resilience in nutrition and food Security on the African Continent’.
Several distinguished speakers and academics are lined up to share their insights on a variety of topics that relate to the theme. The speakers are as follows:

  • Dr Bazibu Richard Kajjura – a public health nutrition Scientist based at the Makerere University’s college of Health Sciences.
  • Professor Unathi Kolanisi – Associate Professor and Acting Deputy Dean from the University of Zululand’ s Consumer Science department.
  • Professor Corrie du Preez – Associate Professor in the Department of Consumer Sciences at the University of Zululand where she has been a lecturer for more than 33 years.
  • Dr Annette van Onselen – Senior lecturer at SMU and a member of Nutrition Society of South Africa, Association for Dietetics in South, Africa and African Nutrition Society.

Africa Month is observed to commemorate the formation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which later became the African Union (AU). The day is also used to reflect on the challenges confronting the African Continent and the successes achieved in a number of areas.

Date: 19 May 2022
Venue: SMU Amphitheatre
Time: 15h00 to 18h00

Date: 20 May 2022
Venue: SMU Student cafeteria
Time: 10am to 7pm

Issued by Communication and Marketing
For more details, please contact Dr Lusani Netshitomboni: Director Communication and
Marketing at
Cell: 0833965885

Media Advisory Africa Month 2022

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