All Posts by kurium Govender

Rural doctors gather online to share knowledge

During a time of physical disconnection, video conferencing has created a virtual space for people to gather and share knowledge in ways previously not considered. In the spirit of strengthening rural health systems, Dr Jacques du Toit from the MRC/Wits-Agincourt Research Unit organised a webinar in collaboration with the Rural

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Congratulations on your PhD, Kirsten!

Kirsten Rowe is a medical doctor from Cape Town, South Africa with a passion for global mental and neurological health. She was recently awarded her doctorate at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom where she studied as a Rhodes scholar. Most of her PhD data was collected at

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Action from the Tsima project

Tsima Community Mobilizers and volunteer Community Action Team members held a “Fun Day” in MP Stream in February 2018 where they provided car washes and conducted HIV testing and education for community members. The Tsima projected ended in July 2018 and we await the outcome of the trial, which was looking

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Video about the work of the unit

Watch this 5 minute video outlining the work of the unit and how it has confronted complex health challenges in rural South Africa over the past 25 years – you might be in it

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