Provide assistance to Leratong Hospice, a non-governmental organisation in Atteridgeville West, with the management of their pharmaceuticals. Prof JC Meyer, Mr KJ Mahlaba
Scientific advisor on pharmacovigilance, cold chain management and logistics to the South African Vaccination and Immunisation Centre (SAVIC). Prof JC Meyer.
Scientific advisor on vaccination of the elderly to the South African Vaccination and Immunisation Centre (SAVIC). Mr M Sibanda.
Activities in support of the Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) in South Africa – Prof JC Meyer
• Participation in and presentation at quarterly EPI task group meetings
• Implementation of hepatitis B birth dose
ALMA School is a school for severe intellectual disabled children situated in Eloffsdal, Pretoria. The 360 learners, from all races and between the ages of three and 21, suffer from e.g. epilepsy, Down Syndrome, cerebral palsy etc. During 2018, the staff and students of the School of Pharmacy got involved with this school via the PSSA-NG, whom support ALMA School as part of their social responsibility. The School took responsibility of the hamburger/boerewors roll stall during the annual fete – from collecting funds, buying stocks, arranging transport and logistics and manning the stall. On the day, the school had a profit of approximately R50, 000.00
Maths and Science support programme
The aim of the project is to strengthen maths and science skills of the learners in the communities, allowing them to meet the minimum requirements and obtain University entrance. Holding the classes on campus, also exposes the students to the tertiary education opportunities. The programme employs top teachers who teach these students maths and science on Saturdays, as well as during the school holidays. The learners give up their free time to attend these sessions, in hope of improving their futures.