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Urban Health Research Translation in Johannesburg: Launch of new Public Health Services, 28 April 2010  

Celebrating Environmental Health Research Translation
On 28 April 2010 the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Urban Health (which is a partnership of the Medical Research Council, the University of Johannesburg, the University of the Witwatersrand and the City of Johannesburg) hosted the celebration of the translation of findings from the HEAD study into programmes and projects of community benefit:

  • The establishment of a new vision screening clinic
  • The establishment of a new podiatry clinic
  • The launch of a community environmental health education programme;
  • The implementation of a hookah pipe smoking cessation campaign.
Urban Health Research Translation in Johannesburg:
Launch of new Public Health Services, 28 April 2010

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City of Johannesburg officials
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Entertainment
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MP Vincent Smith

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Professor Angela Mathee
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MC Cecil Rhodes and Dr Ali Dhansay
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Dr Ali Dhansay, President - MRC and faculty of University of Johannesburg
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Professor Andre Swart, Executive Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Johannesburg
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Mr Jeff van Rooyen, Businessman and Founder of the Riverlea Development Trust
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MC - Nimrod Nkosi
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Councillor Fahdiel Moosa, Ward 68 Councillor
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Professors Swart & Mathee, Councilors Moosa and Mthombeni
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