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MRU – the start of the IMPOWER-022 trial at our site

MRU – the start of the IMPOWER-022 trial at our site

It was with great anticipation and excitement that the MRU site kicked-off screening and recruitment for the IMPOWER-022 double-blinded randomised clinical trial in mid-September 2021. The trial will investigate the effectiveness and safety of a new oral monthly...

SASOG conference

SASOG conference

Mags Beksinska and Jenni Smit attended the  39th National Congress of the South African Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (SASOG) from 7 to 11 March 2020 in KwaZulu Natal. They presented two orals, two posters  and participated in  a contraceptive round...

Zink team update!

Zink team update!

The Zink team were all smiles when Dr Lynn Matthews (University of Alabama, Birmingham) and Tricia Smith (Canada) who are the ZINK Study co-Principal Investigator and Project Manager respectively visited the team in Durban.

20th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa

20th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa

Mags Beksinska and Jenni Smit attended the  20th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa  in Kigali at the beginning of December 2019. They participated in oral, poster and workshop sessions, presenting the results of several studies  including...

Ibis Reproductive Health Research Workshop

Ibis Reproductive Health Research Workshop

Nzwakie Mosery attended a dissemination workshop for Ibis Reproductive Health on the 31st January 2020, at Protea Parktonian Hotel, Johannesburg. There were three dissemination themes including: Strengthening access to Comprehensive Sexual Education CSE in South...

MRU year end team building

MRU year end team building

MRU displayed its [TEAMNACITY] through a team building event which was facilitated by DR Ilse de Bruin in the commercial city building. The event highlighted the importance of team work and communication in the organisation, and what it means to be a unit....

MRU Community Advisory Board meeting

MRU Community Advisory Board meeting

On the 26th November the MRU Community Advisory Board  (CAB) held their last meeting of the year at the MRU offices, ending with a Christmas lunch. Sixteen CAB members attended representing a diverse range of local organisations. MRU staff presented...

Events

Menstrual Health Management Symposium

Date: 28 -29 May 2018 Venue: Sandton, Johannesburg MRU had the pleasure of being invited to a Menstrual Health Management Symposium which was held...