• Lazarus Mona retires (the unit’s first official retiree)

    Posted on February 15, 2013 by in News

          After working for the MRC/Wits Agincourt Unit since 1992, Lazarus Mona, the Unit’s handyman and driver, retired on the 15th January 2013. We wish him the best.

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  • International Scientific Advisory Group (ISAB) meeting Jan 2013

    Posted on January 24, 2013 by in News

      The Unit had a very productive ISAB meeting in January 2013.  Highlights included positive and constructive feedback from the ISAB, as well as an informative site visit, which included a talk by a One Man Can mobiliser in Cunningmore A village.  The ISAB consists of Shah Ebrahim, LSHTM; Jerry Coovadia, MATCH; Basia Zaba, LSHTM; […]

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  • Public Health Benefit in Reducing Salt in Bread

    Posted on October 7, 2012 by in Research

    PRICELESS SA published research in the South African Medical Journal in September 2012, showing that decreasing the content of salt in bread will save lives from stroke caused by high blood pressure and will also save money.  This information was some of the key evidence used to justify the decision by the SA Minister of […]

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  • Census 2011 published

    Posted on July 16, 2012 by in News

    After 6 months of work and 50000 forms being entered, the data from Census 2011 has passed through all our QA processes and is now available for analysis at levels 3 and 4. Visit the data page to find out more.

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