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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...

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....

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