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Community Advisory Group workshop

Posted on July 29, 2014 by Rhian in Uncategorized On the 16-18 April 2014, the LINC office (Learning, Information Dissemination and Networking with the Community) had its annual weekend workshop with the CAG (Community Advisory group).  The main aim was to make sure that LINC, the CAG and Swa Koteka/MRC/Wits-Agincourt

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Wits DVC site visit

Posted on July 29, 2014 by Rhian in Uncategorized On the 23 and 24 May 2014, a delegation from Wits leadership -DVC Research Zeblon Vilakazi, DVC Academic Andrew Crouch, DVC Services Bea Lacquet  Head of Research Office Rob Moore, HOD Anthropology Hylton Whyte, and the Dean Commerce Law and Management

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CARTA

CARTA  Administrators workshop Posted on July 29, 2014 by Rhian in Uncategorized Ngoni Ngwarai attended the CARTA Capacity Development Joint Training Workshop for University Administrators and Faculty hosted by DRGT, 21-23 July 2014, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. The CARTA Initiative aims at strengthening doctoral training, supervision and developing the institutional

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NEW EPILEPSY PUBLICATION

Posted on March 14, 2014 by Rhian in Uncategorized  Epilepsy has been found to affect at least 7 out of every 1000 individuals in rural South Africa according to an Agincourt study published by Ryan Wagner and colleagues in Epilepsy Research. The research, led by Professor Charles Newton of the Department

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TED TOLLMAN BUILDING DEDICATION

Posted on March 14, 2014 by Rhian in News The Induna and his chairperson, representatives of the Beare Foundation, a whole group of Tollman family members (from across the country and the world), senior staff from Wits University and staff of the unit all gathered on the 20th December 2013 to

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INDEPTH ISC 2013

Posted on November 8, 2013 by Rhian in News   In partnership with StatsSA, the Africa Centre, the Dikgale HDSS and the INDEPTH secretariat, the INDEPTH International Scientific Conference 2013 was hosted at the new Wits School of Public Health buildings, Johannesburg in November 2013.  Apart from a phenomenal scientific

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MSC Field Based Epi fieldtrip Oct 2013

Posted on November 6, 2013 by Rhian in News   12 Wits  students spent a week in Agincourt during their MSc in Field Based Epi/MA Demography courses.  Its a full week –  but full of practical learning and we got great reviews from the students.  We from Agincourt wish them all

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Mark Collinson and Suleiman Afolabi in Korea

Posted on November 6, 2013 by Rhian in News Mark Collinson and Sulaiman Afolabi, both from the Acornhoek offices, attended the IUSSP (International Union for the Scientific Study of Population) Conference in Busan, South Korea from the  26-31st August, 2013.  Their oral presentation was titled: The Relationship between AIDS/TB Mortality and Migration

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