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SA has highest number of Covid-19 orphans in Africa | City Press

Posted on Aug 22nd 2021

City Press reported on the research. “South Africa has the highest number of Covid-19 orphans on the continent, with 94 ...

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COVID-19 orphanhood is a ‘hidden pandemic’ | UCT News (2021)

Posted on Aug 16th 2021

UCT News reported on the research, speaking to Prof Lucie Cluver. “Painting a very harrowing picture, she said the number ...

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ParentApp Team Launch Pan-African User Testing

Posted on Jul 29th 2021

In early May, the ParentApp team released a re-designed beta version of the app to more than 20 families across ...

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Africa’s research ecosystem needs a culture of mentoring |The Conversation article (2020)

Posted on Jul 19th 2021

Authors: Oluwaseyi Somefun, Kudus Adebayo  “Sub-Saharan Africa faces a range of development challenges, including high population growth, poverty, food insecurity, and ...

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The parenting vaccine|Nature Human Behaviour (2020)

Posted on Jul 19th 2021

Authors: Benjamin Perks, Lucie Cluver  “Global lockdowns and closures of schools and protective services have shone light on the vulnerability of children. Challenges ...

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Letter to the Editor featured on the Union Homepage |Work Package 2 (2020)

Posted on Jul 19th 2021

Authors: Siyanai Zhou, Quintin Van Staden, Elona Toska  Mzantsi Wakho Early Career Researchers (WP2) Siyanai Zhou, Dr Quintin van Staden, and Dr Elona Toska co-wrote a letter ...

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Five ways to help your child develop a love for reading |The Conversation Africa (2020)

Posted on Jul 19th 2021

Author: Isang Awah  Dr Isang Awah was published in The Conversation Africa: “A love for reading can be hugely valuable for ...

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Girl-led activism in humanitarian crises: Implications for programmes and policymaking in COVID-19 I King’s College Blog (2021)

Posted on Jul 19th 2021

Author: Janina Jochim  Early career researcher Janina Jochim recently contributed to a blog publication for King’s College London: “Despite major setbacks, ...

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How the COVID-19 lockdown impacted on SA’s mental health |Daily Maverick (2020)

Posted on Jul 19th 2021

Authors: Mark Orkin, Ngqapheli Mchunu, Kelebohile Afrika, Narnia Bohler-Muller, Kate Alexander  Prof Mark Orkin contributed to an article titled How the Covid-19 lockdown impacted ...

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Accelerators: What they are and how our work contributes to this field

Posted on Jul 19th 2021

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have moved us from a focus on single goals, to a wide range of integrated ...

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