Verbal Autopsy with Participatory Action Research (VAPAR): Expanding the knowledge base through partnerships for action on health equity 13th November 2019 | Hazyview Protea Hotel We convened a workshop on 13 November 2019. Workshop participants included officials from the Mpumalanga province, Ehlanzeni district, Bushbuckridge sub-district and local health facilities of
For a week in the middle of October 2019, researchers from Harvard and Wits, along with many other interested parties, worked head to head, discussing the past and future of the Health and Ageing in Africa: Longitudinal study of an INDEPTH Community in Africa (HAALSI) study. The themes are addressed
Well done to our Projects Operations Officer, Floidy, who got his Masters at North West University. The title of the study is “Usage of central nervous system medication in HIV/AIDS patients: Longitudinal analysis (2005-2015) of prevalence and prescribing pattern changes.”
The Public Engagement Office aims to meet with every village every year to feedback village specific data from the annual updates, as well as results from specific research projects. During June and July, 14 villages were visited. A fact sheet such as the one attached is given to each village
15 MRC/Wits-Agincourt unit staff and visiting collaborators completed the 5km Hoedspruit ParkRun – we reckon that’s a record. Living the healthy lifestyle.
Member of our data and scientific teams were at a workshop at Harvard in the first week of June taking our understanding of ageing in Africa forward – click this link to read more https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/population-development/2019/06/14/international-researchers-gather-to-strategize-next-steps-after-collection-of-2nd-wave-of-longitudinal-data-on-aging-population-in-south-africa/?fbclid=IwAR2PCWUA_3hkAuBS7N-fO0d26fpd80NJuRZ-CUlx9l8i-kJz9Opyjs0iYXQ
18 April 2019 | Cape Town | The South African Population Research Infrastructure Network (SAPRIN), together with the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC), recently released its first population dataset. The dataset monitors the health and wellbeing of people over time to gather new information on the situation of poorer
Dr Ryan Wagner and Dr Sumaya Mall received Y2 ratings from the NRF. This means that leading national and international scientists agree that they have the potential to establish themselves as independent researchers based on reviewing their performance and the quality of their research. The Y category considers researchers that