MatCH Research Unit were presented with the following awards at the Wits University 2017 Health Sciences Research Awards, 2nd August 2017, Johannesburg Jennifer Smit (Executive Director of Match Research Unit), and Mags Beksinska (Deputy Executive Director) were awarded the Dreams Innovation Challenge Award in 2016. Jennifer Smit (Executive Director of Match Research Unit), Mags Beksinska […]
In March 2017, the MRU Essex (Westville) office staff relocated to the Commercial City building. Our Durban offices are now located at the following address: 40 Dr AB Xuma Street 11th Floor, Suite 1109 / 21st Floor, Suite 2117 Commercial City Building Durban, 4000
Letitia Greener wins Best Poster Presentation at the 2016 Biennial Wits Faculty of Health Sciences Research Day and Postgraduate Expo
Best Poster Presentation was awarded to Letitia Greener for her poster presentation: “High co-occurring STI and HIV prevalence and the poor treatment cascade among female sex workers in Durban, South Africa” in the Infectious Diseases track.
Staff at MRU Head Office commemorating Heritage Day with a “bring and share”.
To commemorate Mandela Day Durban based staff collected toilet paper; sugar; tea & coffee; tooth paste and deodorant to donate to the Umgeni Community Empowerment Centre, a Non Profit and Public Benefit organisation.
Staff from the Edendale Research Site visited and donated soap, deodorant, toothpaste and toilet paper to the Ekujabuleni Child and Youth Care Centre as their Mandela Day initiative.
The AYAZAZI team welcomed collaborators from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Simon Fraser University. Front row from left: Elizabeth King, Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control, PHAC; Dr. Mithani, President, PHAC; Thulile Mathenjwa, Project Coordinator, AYAZAZI Durban; Prof Jenni Smit, Executive Director, MatCH Research Unit (MRU), […]