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Media Statement
11 February 2021
For Immediate Release

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University community radio station – 97.1 in Ga-Rankuwa has announced and launched a Covid-19 Health Talk Show series to educate and inform the surrounding community as well as the University community about issues, preventative tips, solutions and survival guides during this difficult time of Covid-19. The aim of the show is to tackle various topics around covid-19, so that SMUFM listeners are able to get most factual information pertaining the pandemic and to better equip themselves on how to deal with pandemic issues during this trying time.

The show will include positive promotion of health topics to the local audience, with input from SMU students, staff, and health professionals. The current global crisis has left community members vulnerable and disordered about their wellbeing, therefore the health information and discussions on SMU FM, 97.1 will assist in clarifying many questions that people have.

The show is held weekdays on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 18:00 -19:00 and is hosted by Siphelele Lunga as well as Co-hosted by SMU Health Science Specialists including students from the Schools of Pharmacy, Health Care Sciences, Science and Technology, Oral Health Sciences and Medicine. They will lead discussions on various health related topics.

The Covid-19 Health Talk Show can be accessed as followed:

Radio: 97.1 SMU FM
Live stream Facebook, Instagram and You-tube
Download App- Radio Garden

ISSUED BY SMU FM 97.1 and Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University
For more details, please contact Dr Eric Pule, email address
Phone 012 521 4563 Cell: 0635035587