SMU Publications

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...

SMU Newsletter: 9th Edition 2018

The SMU-MEDUNSA Alumni Association (SMUAA) executive pulled off another successful annual general meeting and a 1988 class reunion. The alumni assembled at the Protea Hotel, Fire and Ice, in Menlyn, recently, honouring the call to embark on their home coming to their...

SMU Newsletter: 8th Edition 2018

The SMU Library is a preservation space for 840 pieces of cloned bones from 21 male disarticulated skeletons. The library bone clone project was initiated by Prof Anna Oettle, Associate Professor of Anatomy Department. With this project, she was trying to ensure that...

SMU Newsletter: 7th Edition 2018

Phelophepha was established in 1994 as Transnet's flagship Corporate Social Investment (CSI) project. The second train was introduced in 2012 due to the growing demand. Phelophepha Trains 1 & 2 have been touching 23.5 million people by giving them access to...

SMU Newsletter: 6th Edition 2018

Ever conscious of their responsibility towards the less fortunate members of the community around them, the staff and students of SMU elected to spend their 67 minutes living the legacy of Nelson Mandela.

SMU Newsletter: 5th Edition 2018

SMU’s vision of knowledge for quality health services is bearing fruit as several students are waving the university flag to lofty heights. Recently, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University Association of Pharmacy Students (SMUAPS) clinched five awards at the South...

SMU Newsletter: 4th Edition 2018

Ms. Anri Human, SMU Physiotherapy Lecturer and PhD candidate scooped the Three Minutes Thesis (3MT) national competition and the people's choice awards. The audience votes on the most convincing 3MT presentation. The title of her presentation was 'To train or not to...

SMU Newsletter: 2nd Edition 2018

School of Pharmacy hosted the Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) workshop for public health care centre  institutions that included tertiary, district and  community health care centres. The aim of the Enhancing  Appropriate Antimicrobial and Vaccine Use via Mobile...

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