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Sunday, 19 November 2017
Associate Professor Tony Westwood (Advocacy Committee, School of Child and Adolescent Health), Lori Lake, Dr Chris Scott, Professor Heather Zar (Head of Department of Paediatrics and Child Health) and Dr Rowan Dunkley at the launch of the Road to Health pledge campaign. (Photo by Michael Hammond.)
Getting Doctors and Nurses Back on the Road to Health

Keeping an accurate record of a young child's treatment is critical to their overall health. That's why South Africans have the Road to Health. The book – issued at birth – provides a means for health workers to record and monitor a child's growth, development and clinical care including immunisations, Vitamin A supplementation, deworming, PMTCT (prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV), TB and HIV status, and any illness, treatment and hospital admissions. It also contains essential health promotion messages.

Publication Date:
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 09:45
South African Child Gauge 2014.
South African Child Gauge 2014

The South African Child Gauge is the only publication in the country that provides an annual snap-shot of the status of South Africa’s children It is published by the Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town, to track South Africa’s progress towards realising children’s rights. The 2014 issue focuses on the theme 'Preventing violence against children - breaking the intergenerational cycle'.

Publication Date:
Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 10:00
Medical Research Council Invests R40 million in Critical Areas of Research

South African Medical Research Council invests R40 million in eight critical areas of medical research. A total of eight research units as of April 2015.  These units will be headed by researchers, each world renowned in their respective research fields, and based at various organisations and universities across South Africa.  

Publication Date:
Friday, November 28, 2014 - 09:45
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Publication Date:
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 09:45

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