The SAMRC’s research, innovation and industry partnerships have seen the organisation feature on various media platforms - sharing new knowledge, up-to-date developments and insights on the SAMRC, South African health systems and factors impacting the health of the nation.

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Professor Naeemah Abrahams (Burden of Disease Research Unit), eNCA, 5 May 2015
Dr Yaseen Khan and Dr Mohammed Dalwai (The Open Medicine Project), Expresso SABC, 25 May 2015
Rebecca Helman and Kopano Ratele, The Star, 25 February 2016
Charles Parry, Bronwyn Myers and Nandi Siegfried, Bhekisisa, Centre for Health Journalism, 17 March 2016

Latest Press Releases

Cape Town | The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) is seeking nominations for the 2018 SAMRC Scientific Merit Awards. The prestigious awards, which are in their fifth consecutive year, recognise scientists whose work has had a monumental impact on health research in South Africa. The call for nominations will close on 31 May 2018.