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Dr Norah Maitisa is new pharma industry representative on SA Heart committee

Posted on Tuesday, 13 November 2018 11:48

SA Heart welcomes Dr Norah Maitisa as the new pharma industry representative on the SA Heart committees, while Mr Rob Millar remains the device industry representative.

Norah Maitisa is a Medical Advisor at MSD South Africa for Lipids, Hypertension, Diabetes and Pain portfolios. She has also previously worked at GSK’s Respiratory and HIV portfolios. She has worked as a Technical advisor in several NGO’s contributing towards government’s primary health care nurse management of HIV/TB and has contributed in PC101 (TB/HIV) formulation within its working groups. Qualified in 2002 from MEDUNSA, also acquired her master in Science in Epidemiology (MSc Epidemiology) from Wits university.


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Posted on Wednesday, 7 November 2018 08:59

Cochrane South Africa, South African Medical Research Council is offering three doctoral scholarships for policy relevant non-communicable disease-related research within the low and middle income countries public health context or evidence-based health care. Applications close on 26 November 2018.


See attached for more information about the scholarship including the application form.


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Prof Zühlke wins prestigious African Research Leader Award

Posted on Friday, 12 October 2018 17:52

Our immediate past president, Paediatric cardiologist Associate Professor Liesl Zühlke has recently won the prestigious SA Medical Research Council/ UK Department of International Development(MRC/DFID) African Research Leader Award.

Read the full story here in the UCT Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter.

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