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Economic disparities, inequality and unemployment, particularly among young people, remain pervasive in South Africa. Lack of access to services and inadequate living conditions also affect people’s quality of life, health and well-being. Urb...
His extraordinary contribution to efforts to eliminate malaria in South Africa has earned Aaron Mabuza, of the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Collaborating Centre for Optimising Antimalarial Therapy (CCOAT), a 2019 Lifetime Achievement Aw...
When Prof Salome Maswime first discovered her love for maternal and foetal medicine some years back, little did she know that today she’ll be hailed as a high-achieving Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologists – one of the few in South Africa. A su...
“Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice”. It was these words by Nelson Mandela that inspired us at the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) to partner with Rise Against Hunger (RAH) for the Mandela Day initiati...

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