New NIH awards have been made: two to Ambroise Wonkam (genetic etiology of hearing impairment in Africa; and a second focused on bioethics); and to Nicola Mulder (renewal of the H3ABioNet/Pan African Bioinformatics Network for 5 more years).
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The UCT Council approved the UCT Fraud and Corruption Policy on 7 October 2017. UCT supports and fosters a culture of zero-tolerance towards fraud and corruption in all its activities, so it is important that all staff, students and UCT representatives are aware of this policy. This policy is not entirely new, but the university has collated various existing UCT policies, regulations and practices into one document.
The Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM), Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT, recently announced 5 Early-Career and 6 Postdoctoral fellowships have been awarded, for three years each, under the new Carnegie Corporation Developing Emerging Academic Leaders (DEAL) in Africa programme.
The Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town, Professor Bongani Mayosi, has been elected to the US National Academy of Medicine (NAM). The NAM, formerly the Institute of Medicine, was established in 1970 under the charter of the National Academy of Sciences to advise on medical and health issues.
The University of Cape Town’s Faculty of Health Sciences will host a valedictory lecture focusing on the National Health Insurance (NHI) in South Africa next month.