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SMU Accolades and Achievements

SMU Accolades and Achievements

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Achievements

The Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University has a proud history of achievement and we celebrate our successes as specialist and as an institution in Health sciences. For over 5 years, our outstanding academics have achieved a list of accolades and researchers in various fields are/were recognised for their contribution in the field. SMU students also continue to impress with stories of success academic, community engagement and research.

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The Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University is a Health Sciences institution focused on improving the quality of life in the communities of South Africa and the globe. Our Teaching, learning, community engagement and research focuses on pursuing innovative solutions to the world’s great challenges about health. SMU is the only health sciences university is the Southern Africa.

Our performance as a University in Africa and on the world stage continues to improve as we move closer to realising our goals of being global leaders in health sciences, in each of our spheres of teaching, learning and research.

SMU Accolades and Achievements
Paediatric Oncology Unit Receives HPCSA Accreditation
Prof Honey Mabuza elected President of the College of Family Physicians of SA
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 November 2020 at the Fire and Ice Protea Hotel, near Menlyn, in Pretoria.

IADR is a professional body of oral health practitioners with over 10 000 members worldwide. The IADR’s mission is to drive dental, oral, and craniofacial research to advance health and well-being worldwide.  Its vision is to provide access to oral health services for the world through discovery and dissemination.

A number of prominent speakers attended and addressed the conference including Deputy Minister of Higher Education Science and Innovation Mr Buti Manamela, Vice Chancellor of the University of Johannesburg Prof Tshilidzi Marwala, Professor Ayo-Yusuf and others.

Link for more details: https://www.smu.ac.za/smu-newsletter-10th-edition-2020/ 

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University now a World Health Organization collaboration Centre
The Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University Department of General Surgery first in the country to use a HAST Technique on a patient
Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University now a World Health Organization collaboration Centre
SMU breaks into top 200 universities in Africa
SMU represented at the United Nations Public Service Day
Appointment of Prof Ayo-Yusuf appointed to Gauteng Covid-19 Advisory Committee
Appointment of Professor Peter Mbati to the position of Vice-Chancellor at SMU
Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University awarded qualifications to graduands and diplomates virtually over a period of three days.
Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University launches the ‘SMU COVID-19 Monitor’ Web APP for students and staff
SMU Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof O Ayo-Yusuf Appointed to serve on the PSET Covid-19 Task Team
SMU Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor Eunice Seekoe earns a C rating from the National Research Foundation
Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University tackled issues associated with Obesity
Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University hosted the Gauteng State of the Province Address (SOPA).

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