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INNOVATE project site training

INNOVATE project site training

On the 10th and 11th of May collaborators and sponsors from FHI360 in the US visited WMRU for a 2-day training for the INNOVATE project:- A Phase 3, Open-Label, Multicenter Study to Evaluate Contraceptive Efficacy and Safety of Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (150...

WMRU site visit and talk

WMRU site visit and talk

In February 2022 we had two visitors from the Female Health Company (FHC) manufacturers of the FC2 female condom. WMRU completed the CoCo female condom contraceptive study at the end of 2021 which included the FC2 female condom. The visit was an opportunity for our...

International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every 12 May, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. The theme Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Invest in nursing and respect rights to secure global health, will focus on the need to protect, support and...

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...

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...