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New Vice-Chancellor for UCT

“Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, currently the deputy vice-chancellor for research and internationalisation at UCT, has been appointed by Council as the new vice-chancellor of the university with effect from 1 July 2018. Professor Phakeng will take over from Dr Max Price, who has held the position since 2008.”

Tackling the continent’s paediatrician deficit

UCT’s African Paediatric Fellowship Programme works to build a network of innovative doctors across the continent. Read more and watch the “Inside Africa” feature.

Newly discovered TB blood signal provides early warning for at risk patients

Tests that could predict and prevent the worsening of TB symptoms in the most vulnerable patients are on the horizon.

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