Podcasts

Prevent violence against women
Full and immediate access to research publications

The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) has joined several international research funders and charitable foundations in ensuring full and immediate access to research publications. Professor Rachel Jewkes is the Executive Scientist for Research, joins Joanne to discuss this further. | Radio 702 | 29 October 2019

Hypertension in Africa Research Team

Professor Alta Schutte of the NWU is in studio (INT) and she speaks about their Hypertension in Africa Research Team. She mentions that they work with the Medical Research Council and that they are a research unit compiled by a number of Researchers that works on hypertension. | Groot FM | 25 September 2019

Third national femicide study

SA Medical Research Council`s Gender and Health Research Unit’s Acting Director Prof. Naeemah Abrahams speaks about their third national femicide study which will start in October and this follows the tragic stream of women dying at the hands of violent men. | Radio 702 | 11 September 2019

Development of herbal-based traditional medicine

Dr Nontobeko Mncwangi, researcher at the South African Medical Research Council’s Herbal Drugs Research Unit helps us to dispel the myths surrounding herbal/traditional medicine. Her Unit’s research provides the knowledge needed to increase the development of herbal-based traditional medicine. Dr Nontobeko Mncwangi, Researcher at the South African Medical Research Council’s Herbal Drugs Research Unit elaborates. | SAFM | 29 August 2019

Transformation strategy that builds the next generation of female scientists

The SAMRC has committed itself to a transformation strategy that aims to build the next generation of female scientists, Dr Thabi Maitin Division Manager Research Capacity Development at (SAMRC) elaborates. | SAFM | 21 August 2019

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