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Men’s Wellness Day event

Men’s Wellness Day event

MRU together with Commercial City Clinic hosted a Men’s Wellness Day event on the 15th of November 2019. It was an opportunity for men to receive information about HIV prevention (including pre-exposure prophylaxis, male and female condoms, HIV counselling...

SOAR project (Supporting Operations AIDS Research) advisory meeting

SOAR project (Supporting Operations AIDS Research) advisory meeting

The SOAR project (Supporting Operations AIDS Research) is a global HIV and AIDS operations research project to inform programmes and policy. SOAR held a joint research advisory group meeting in Pretoria on 6 November 2019, with representatives from the Population...

KZN DoH Research day 13th Sept 2019

KZN DoH Research day 13th Sept 2019

Nzwakie Mosery, Mags Beksinska and Jenni Smit attended the annual Doh Research day held at Albert Luthuli hospital. This research day is held for local researchers within the Doh and researchers in other organisations to present and share findings. Mags...

Heritage Day 2019

Heritage Day 2019

On heritage day MRU Staff  dressed up in different traditional outfits in celebration of our South African heritage and diversity in cultural beliefs

Visit from Prof Taiwo Lateef Sheikh

Visit from Prof Taiwo Lateef Sheikh

Sept 25th 2019 -  visit from Prof Taiwo Lateef Sheikh Prof Taiwo Lateef Sheikh from the Ahmodu Bello University Teaching Hospital in Nigeria visited MRU to discuss a potential collaboration on future clinical trial and capacity building activities....

Lifeline AGM

Lifeline AGM

Lifeline AGM - 12th September 2019 Jenni Smit and Mags Beksinska attended the annual Lifeline AGM on the 12th Sept 2019. The AGM celebrates Lifelines’s work over the previous year and brings together funders and collaborators that support this dynamic NGO....

Faculty of Health Sciences Research Awards presentation

Faculty of Health Sciences Research Awards presentation

Mags Beksinska attended the Faculty of Health Sciences Research Awards presentation on August 15th 2019 where she received an award for dedication and achievement in research to mark her title of Research Professor awarded at the end of 2018.

US Consul General Lucheon for woman in the health sector

US Consul General Lucheon for woman in the health sector

Mags Beksinska and Jenni Smit attended a luncheon in honor of woman in the health sector hosted by the  US Consul General on August 29th. The event was an opportunity to network with  existing and past collaborators  from a range of...

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