The Occupational Medicine Division recently hosted the screening of the much acclaimed documentary film ‘Dying for Gold’. The film explores the real cost of deep level gold mining in South Africa over the past century, and the legacy of occupational lung diseases such as silicosis and/or tuberculosis, death, poverty and inequality that has left its indelible mark on the Southern African continent.
A recent report in Croakey, an online independent in-depth social journalism platform for health, recently featured research from the Public Health Medicine Division in collaboration with colleagues in Australia.
The World Health Organisation has recently issued an internal instruction to staff to warn them against entering into any partnership, collaboration or formal joint relationship with the Alcohol Industry.
Emeritus Prof Di Mclntyre received the first François Diop Award for her lifetime contributions to the advancement of health economics at the African Health Economics and Policy Association Conference in March 2019.