jobs

African research fellow

Applicants for the research fellow position must be Africans residing on the African continent who do not possess citizenship or permanent residence status in South Africa.

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Training materials for Health Committees

Health Committees are potentially critical vehicles for community voice in health systems. Capacity building materials for Health Committee training are now available.

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District Health Barometer 2016/17

The District Health Barometer seeks to highlight, health system performance, inequities in health outcomes, and health resource allocation and delivery.

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Connect Africa Travel Grants

Deadline: 30/01/2020

Through travel grants of up to a maximum of $2 000, Connect Africa Scholarships are for early career scientists and students in Africa who are pursuing opportunities for research development.

events

7th World Conference on Tobacco or Health

The WCTOH is a call for a collective resolution to fight tobacco by working together and integrating tobacco control into our health and development goals.

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Lancet Commission – Africa and Health

The final results of a 4-year project to analyse the challenges and opportunities for health in sub-Saharan Africa are now published as a Lancet Commission—The Path to Longer and Healthier Lives for All Africans by 2030—led by African physicians, health scientists, and policy makers.

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Fake news and distrust of science could lead to global epidemics

The year 2018 will mark the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic. There was no digital communication then to disrupt – or aid – the outbreak response, but there were also far fewer health technologies available, while rapid spread of the virus by plane travel was very limited. In 2018, when we face the next major infectious disease outbreak, it will be a test of how well we use – or abuse – the technologies and knowledge we’ve gained since 1918.

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(Senior) Lecturer (Biostatistics)

Deadline: 03/04/2018

To participate in teaching, supervision and research activities within the Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics and the School of Public Health & Family Medicine at the University of Cape Town.

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SAHR 2018 Call for Abstracts

The editorial team of the 2018 SAHR is currently seeking abstracts that give consideration to advances made in the health system over the past 21 years, and reflect on areas of improvement for the future.

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Study Coordinator

The study coordinator will e.g. lead research ethics submissions and revisions, with guidance/input from study team.

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Medical Officer

The post of Medical Officer will lead the development and roll out of the Welcome Back to Care Services in Khayelitsha.

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Diabetes is growing fastest in Africa

This article discusses the current burden of diabetes and its risk factors and outcomes in SSA, assesses challenges faced by health systems in dealing with this burden, and suggests potential solutions.

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EndTB Internal Monitor

Deadline: 19/11/2017

The purpose of the post is to manage the day-to-day quality control and quality assurance activities across the sites, and to ensure trial procedures are in accordance with the protocol and Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

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Research Nurse

Deadline: 19/11/2017

The role of the Research Nurse is to support the medical care and safety of trial participants, and to perform trial procedures in accordance with the protocol and Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

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EndTB Medical Officer

Deadline: 19/11/2017

The purpose of the post is to provide quality medical care to EndTB trial participants, and to conduct trial procedures in accordance with the protocol and Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

events

Medication Errors Symposium

Healthcare professionals are invited to attend the Medication Errors Symposium where they’ll be able to engage in an interactive discussion around patient safety, risk management procedures as well as understanding the medico-legal impact of medication errors in South Africa’s healthcare industry.