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African Coalition for Menstrual Health Management

African Coalition for Menstrual Health Management

The Durban Branch of the African Coalition for Menstrual Health Management  (ACMHM) met  for the first time in March to discuss activities related to the coming Menstrual Hygiene day on the 28th May.  The ACMHM was formed in 2018 https://acmhm.org/ The  Coalition...

HIVR4P 2018 conference

HIVR4P 2018 conference

HIVR4P IS THE WORLD'S ONLY SCIENTIFIC MEETING DEDICATED EXCLUSIVELY TO BIOMEDICAL HIV PREVENTION RESEARCH The HIVR4P 2018 conference was held from 21 – 25 October 2018 in Madrid, Spain. Cecilia Milford and Thando Gwetu from MatCH Research Unit shared research findings...

Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Seminar UKZN

Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Seminar UKZN

MRU was invited to the annual Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights seminar at the UKZN Medical School on the 5th of October 2018. The topic of the seminar this year was Advancing Transformation Sexual Reproductive Health Rights for all.  Discussions were based on...

World Contraception Day 26th Sept 2018

World Contraception Day 26th Sept 2018

World Contraception Day Event took place today (26 Sep 18), led by MRU in partnership with Commercial City Clinic. In attendance were clinic staff, clinic clients, UKZN Medical Students, CAB representatives and two ECHO study participants. Myths and misconceptions on...

KZN research day

KZN research day

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health held a Research Day on the 7th of September 2018 at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital. Researchers were invited to present on topics related to improving the performance of the health system and the health of the people in KZN. Two...

Life Line’s 48th Annual General Meeting

Life Line’s 48th Annual General Meeting

On the 23rd of August 2018, MatCH Research Unit (MRU) attended Life Line's 48th Annual General (AGM) meeting which took place at the Rugby Stadium. MRU has a long-standing collaborative relationship with Life Line working with implementing Sexual and Reproductive...

SOAR project visit Ugu district

SOAR project visit Ugu district

SOAR  project evaluation team arrive in Ugu district to conduct interviews in the community.  August 2018 Our vibrant SOAR team on arrival at one of the study sites in Ugu district . The Ugu site is one of  the 18 evaluation wards where the project is being carried...

Edendale IPM team hosts Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Edendale IPM team hosts Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On 03 July 2018 the MRU Edendale IPM team hosted  Hanke Nube- Senior Advisor Health at the   Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Leonard Solai - the Senior Director for IPM External Affairs (Africa) . The day's activities included discussions about the IPM...

International AIDS Conference at the RAI Convention Centre

International AIDS Conference at the RAI Convention Centre

The city of Amsterdam, the capital city of the Netherlands boasts with its artistic heritage and canal systems. The city hosted the 22nd International AIDS Conference at the RAI Convention Centre from July 23rd to July 27th. A very fascinating place it was especially...

Congratulations to Mxolisi Mathenjwa

Congratulations to Mxolisi Mathenjwa

Mxolisi Mathenjwa has been offered a Scholarship to attend the 22nd International AIDS Conference, which will be hosted in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Conference runs from the 23rd to the 27th of July 2018. He will be doing a SINIKWA Poster Presentation titled...

Events

Presentations at AIDS 2016

Together with our collaborators, we will be presenting the following body of work at the upcoming 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) on...

WHO World Health Day: 7 April 2016

On Thursday, 7th April 2016 the MRU Edendale site staff held a Wellness Day in recognition of WHO World Health Day, which is celebrated on 7th April...