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SMU Newsletter: 10th Edition 2019

Holiday greetings from the office of the Acting Vice Chancellor. We have come to the end of the academic year 2019 and I am certain that many will agree that it has not been an easy year for SMU. The prolonged strike earlier threatened to derail our effort to conclude...

SMU Newsletter: 9th Edition 2019

Dr Motata-Motswaledi bestowed with 1st prize certificate for best poster presentation Dr Khomotjo Mothata-Motswaledi, a grade 2 medical officer secures 1st prize for the best poster presentation during the clinical pharmacology young scientist awards. Her presentation...

SMU Newsletter: 8th Edition 2019

Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku unveils a new Residence and Training Facility to improve patient health care experience in Jubilee Hospital. The multi-million-rand residence and training facility will accommodate 150 students who will be placed in Jubilee Hospital...

SMU Newsletter: 7th Edition 2019

Focus on SMU reporter, Tumelo Moila had an exclusive interview with Dr Perpetua Modjadji, who recently obtained her second PhD qualification: Doctor of Public Health degree. Her thesis is titled: "Growth patterns and socio-cultural beliefs and practices in Dikgale,...

SMU Newsletter: 6th Edition 2019

549 people benefit from the SMU and SAVIC Influenza Vaccination Drive. The South African Vaccination & Immunisation Centre (SAVIC) and the Division of Public Health Pharmacy and Management, in collaboration with the Gauteng Department of Health, Tshwane District...

SMU Newsletter: 5th Edition 2019

SMU and Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital medical professionals gathered at Skills Centre to learn and share experiences during the Tracheostomy Continuing Professional Development workshop. A tracheostomy is a surgical procedure which consists of making an incision...

SMU Newsletter: 4th Edition 2019

The vacancy that was in the office of the Chancellor of SMU is now filled by Dr Zwelini (Zweli) Mkhize after he was recently elected to the portfolio by the Council of the University. Dr Mkhize is the second Chancellor for SMU after the first Chancellor, Dr B EE...

SMU Newsletter: 3rd Edition 2019

Recently the Nursing Department bid farewell to four exchange students namely Ms Jasmin Naqvi, Ms Rannveig Nitter, Mr Robin Westberg and Ms Asne Rosseland from Lovisenberg Diaconal University College, Norway, who were part of the SMU-Lovisenberg exchange programme....

SMU Newsletter: 2nd Edition 2019

The first Bariatric Surgery (or weight loss surgery) Unit of Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) has been recently established at Dr. George Mukhari Academic Hospital (DGMAH). This collaboration between the Gauteng Department of Health and SMU Department...

SMU Newsletter: 1st Edition 2019

Sefako Makgatho Health Science University recently introduced the office of Institutional Advancement and Internationalisation to its institution. At the helm of developing this directorate is Mr David Sedumedi who holds MEd in Higher Education (Course work...