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SMU Newsletter – 8th Edition 2021

MeCRU Research Unit officially launched as the Paediatric COVID-19 VACCINE Trial Site Mecru Clinical Research Unit (MeCRU), at SMU has been officially launched as the research site for Phase III Paediatric COVID-19 Vaccine study conducted by the Numolux Group and...

SMU Newsletter: Focus on School – 1st Edition 2021

Prof Deliwe Rene Phetlhu appointed as the new Head of Department for Nursing Science The department of Nursing Science (DNS) under the School of Health Care Sciences has appointed Professor Deliwe Rene Phetlhu as Head of Department. Prof Phetlhu, a seasoned academic...

SMU Newsletter – 7th Edition 2021

What is organ donation is all about? Organ donation and transplant helps people suffering from chronic disease to live more fulfilled healthier lives and to perhaps have a normal life span. Organ donation is the process of surgically removing an organ from one person...

SMU Newsletter – 6th Edition 2021

Focus on Vaccines - What you need to know Since the declaration of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, a lot has been learnt as this has been an uncharacteristic medical emergency. A lot has been learnt 'on-the-job” and still there are a few grey areas. SMU...

SMU Newsletter – 5th Edition 2021

SMU congratulates Prof. Peter Mbati as he marks 1 year in office as Vice – Chancellor SMU Vice - Chancellor Professor Peter Mbati has been in office for a full year following his appointment on 01 June 2020 by the Council of the university. He is a well-established...

SMU Newsletter – 4th Edition 2021

SMU secures Scholarship Funding for Medicine Students Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) and the Professor MCM Modiba Scholarship Fund signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will positively contribute towards empowering individuals through...

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...