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We welcome Bahihah Mohamed – Senior Finance Officer

  Posted on September 6, 2016 by Rhian in News  We welcome Bahihah Mohamed who has joined our team based in Johannesburg as senior finance manager.  Bahihah has already made a trip to Acornhoek and Agincourt and is looking forward to working closely with us all in all our offices.

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NUTRI-SCOPE proposal development workshop – Ethiopia

  Posted on September 6, 2016 by Rhian in News Policymakers from Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and Kenya were among 19 participants of the NUTRI-SCOPE proposal development workshop that was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 11-13 July 2016. The proposed study links environment, nutrition and health research – closely involving

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No pregnancy for profit here

Posted on February 11, 2016 by Rhian in News This week the Agincourt team went to a Science Communications workshop, hosted by the GSCRI and taught by Anina Mumm. Here’s one of the things we managed to produce! An infographic explaining the benefits of the Child Support Grant One of

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International Decision Support Initiative awarded US$12.8m grant from the Gates Foundation – PRICELESS SA is the South African partner

  Posted on February 2, 2016 by Rhian in News PRICELESS SA is the South African partner in a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations awarded to the international Decision Support Initiative (iDSI, www.idsihealth.org) in January 2016.  Prof Karen Hofman, Director of PRICELESS SA www.pricelesssa.ac.za, said: “The iDSI grant will enable us

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Tsima update: sharing stories with the community

Posted on January 25, 2016 by Rhian in News The Tsima TasP (Treatment as Prevention) Intervention in collaboration with Sonke Gender Justice, which is an ongoing project here in Agincourt, is utilizing digital storytelling as part of its campaign to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS. Through a series of short

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Agincourt makes appearance in GHA’s most accessed articles

Posted on January 12, 2016 by Rhian in News The Global Health Action open-access journal has released a list of most accessed articles for 2015, and Agincourt has made the list – twice! Coming in with the second-highest most accessed article is ‘exploring the paradox: double burden of malnutrition in

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PhDs awarded to Mercy Hlungwani and Paul Mee

Posted on October 12, 2015 by Rhian in News Mercy Mlungwani was awarded her PhD in September. Congratulations to Mercy Hlungwani, a researcher in the Wits School of Public Health, and Paul Mee, former Agincourt Data and IT section manager, on the awarding of their PhDs! Mercy conducted research for

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Verbal Autopsy featured on The Conversation Africa

Posted on October 10, 2015 by Rhian in News Dr. Lucia D’Ambruoso, a lecturer in Global Health at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, recently published a piece regarding Verbal Autopsies on The Conversation Africa website, a science journalism website where academics have an opportunity to create articles about their

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