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Develop responsible students through engaged research and community partnerships
Develop responsible students through engaged research and community partnerships
The University of Pretoria (UP) designated October as the month of social responsibility. The aim was to raise awareness about the positive work...
Are universities pathologising student issues?
Are universities pathologising student issues?
Universities may overmedicalise the usual emotions of young adults without always understanding a social component, argues Steve West, chair of the...
The Art of Comics and serving‌ ‌the‌ ‌public‌
The Art of Comics and serving‌ ‌the‌ ‌public‌
“We tend to model ourselves around certain European institutions but you find that even those institutions are having an identity crisis...
Using the COPC Toolkit to plan integrated healthcare delivery
Using the COPC Toolkit to plan integrated healthcare delivery
Because healthcare is complex and costly it is imperative to efficiently and equitably define resource needs. In the 21st Century it is possible to...
The benefits of co-ordinating healthcare
The benefits of co-ordinating healthcare
Debates, critique and commentary on the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill may be part of the process of reaching universal health coverage, but...
Community healthcare workers are the link
Community healthcare workers are the link
Community healthcare workers play a vital role in healthcare. They are the backbone of community based services. In community oriented primary...
Her office is in the streets
Her office is in the streets
Dr Matilda Mohale does street medicine. She carries her supplies in a backpack. Her office is the streets of Tshwane. Her patients are the people...
Learning and research for 21st Century capacity development
Learning and research for 21st Century capacity development
Healthcare requires practitioners to learn everyday. For them “content is a verb”. They have to take what they learn in practice, integrate it...
The past, the present and the future at UP
The past, the present and the future at UP
At a time when the arts are claiming their rightful place among the most sought after fourth industrial rRevolution (4IR) subjects — what we...
UP actively boosts women professors and researchers
UP actively boosts women professors and researchers
South African universities are actively pursuing gender equality and academic advancement opportunities to substantially increase the number of...
Lifetime Award for achievement by an individual
Lifetime Award for achievement by an individual
Professor Robin Crewe is an internationally-renowned researcher, educator and innovator for the work he has done on social insects, particularly...
Optimising algorithms to enhance decision-making
Optimising algorithms to enhance decision-making
Algorithms are shaping the way we live. At its most simple, an algorithm is a step-by-step process for solving a problem. Some are everyday...

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