Eight PhD candidates from across sub-Saharan Africa have been selected to participate in the inaugural Researchers without Borders programme. Of these students, two are in the Public Health Medicine Division, one in Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division, one in Health Economics Division and one an ex MPH student.
Mweete Nglazi, PhD candidate in the Division of Health Economics, one of two UCT researchers were selected as recipients of the 2019 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa Young Talents Awards.
MPH student, Maxine Brassell, from the Division of Environmental Health was given the opportunity to share the health risks associated with pesticides at the City of Cape Town Chemical Safety Mini Launch on 15 November 2019.
The International epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS Southern Africa (IeDEA-SA) is a regional scientific collaboration led by A/Prof Mary-Ann Davies, with a data centre based within the Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, UCT.