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SMU Newsletter – 3rd Edition 2021

Prof Risenga Chauke plans to unify doctors as he takes the reins as President of SAMA SMU Acting Dean of the school of medicine Professor Risenga Chauke has recently been elected the new President of the South African Medical Association (SAMA). SAMA is a professional...

Dintshang: April 2021 – 1st Edition

The student newspaper Dintshang is back. In this edition, the Vice-Chancellor Prof Mbati speaks to students; also see a message on Teaching, Learning and Community Engagement; see who is who in the SRC and what the President has to say; meet Ndaba, a very interesting...

SMU Newsletter: 2nd Edition 2021

Health Deputy Minister first to take the Covid-19 jab at the Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital's newly launched vaccination site housed at SMU! Deputy Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla was recently innoculated at the Dr George Mukhari vaccination site stationed at...

SMU Newsletter: 1st Edition 2021

SMU Vice-Chancellor Prof Peter Mbati calls on all stakeholders to work collaboratively to put the University to the heights of excellence. SMU Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Mbati has called on all staff, management, students, Labor and the SRC to work together to...

SMU Newsletter: 11th Edition 2020

How SMU coped through the national lockdown SMU DVC for Teaching, Learning and Community Engagement Prof Eunice Seekoe recently shared details of how SMU coped during the national lockdown with Daily Higher Education News. Below are some of the points she highlighted....

SMU Newsletter: 10th Edition 2020

The Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University hosted a successful 50th International Association of Dental Research Conference The Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University hosted the 50th International Association of Dental Research Conference (IADR) from 12 -13...

SMU Newsletter: 9th Edition 2020

The Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University Department of General Surgery first in the country to use a HAST Technique on a patient The SMU department of general surgery is proud to be the first in South Africa to make use of the Hot Axios Stent Technique (HAST) to...

SMU Newsletter: 8th Edition 2020

SMU Launches its own hand sanitizer The Hand Sanitizer Rub is developed and manufactured by the Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences (DPS), Mr Madan Poka, Head of the Department, Prof Patrick Demana, the Dean of School of Pharmacy (SOP), in collaboration with the...

SMU Newsletter: 7th Edition 2020

The Stance of Psychosocial Team on COVID‑19 As a Psychosocial team, we are aware that a student tested positive for COVID-19 and that contact tracing was done immediately. It therefore means that even though one student is infected, others are affected, evoking fear...

SMU Newsletter: 6th Edition 2020

Biology student obtains cum laude in her post‑graduate studies SMU alumna, Cheryl Motshudi, obtained a Master's of Science (MSc) degree, in Biology, which was conferred with cum laude. A feat that made Cheryl to be ardent in taking her academic journey to lofty...