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Alan Pifer 2020 Award awarded to Prof Cathy Ward | UCT News

Posted on Jul 14th 2021

Prof Cathy Ward was awarded the prestigious Alan Pifer Award for 2020, in honour of her work of the Parenting ...

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Parenting for Lifelong Health: COVID-19 (2020)

Posted on Jun 22nd 2021

Parenting for Lifelong Health (PLH) provides open-source and evidence-based playful parenting resources to support parents and caregivers during the COVID-19 ...

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Nigeria Team Stakeholders’ Dissemination Meeting

Posted on Jun 16th 2021

The Accelerate Hub Nigeria Team held a stakeholders’ dissemination meeting at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan (CoMUI), Nigeria ...

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Sexual and reproductive health interventions to build resilience in youth I The African Academy of Sciences (2021)

Posted on Feb 9th 2021

Author: Dr. Oluwaseyi Somefun  “Despite the declining HIV/AIDS prevalence globally, nearly half of all new HIV infections still occur among the youth, ...

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

Posted on Sep 10th 2020

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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The hidden struggle: The mental health effects of the Covid-19 lockdown in South Africa mitigating mental health impacts of COVID for young Africans | Daily Maverick (2020)

Posted on May 13th 2020

Authors: Mark Orkin, Benjamin Roberts, Narnia Bohler-Muller, Kate Alexander  Prof Mark Orkin was published in the Daily Maverick for his article on ...

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A new vehicle to accelerate the UN Sustainable Development Goals (2019)

Posted on May 12th 2020

The next global priorities are to find accelerator synergies for the SDGs, appraise cost-effectiveness, provide pragmatic objectives with high value ...

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New evidence from Oxford University proves that the work of UN agencies is effective (2019)

Posted on Mar 13th 2019

Academics led by Professor Lucie Cluver have proven how key services in lower and middle income countries can contribute to multiple sustainable development goals, even for ...

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International Women’s Day 2019: Balance for better (2019)

Posted on Mar 8th 2019

As part of their celebrations for International Women’s Day 2019, UK Research and Innovation have featured Professor Lucie Cluver as one of ...

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£20 Million research hub could help African teens achieve their full potential (2019)

Posted on Jan 22nd 2019

The UK Research and Innovation Council has announced today a long-term initiative which could significantly improve the health and life prospects ...

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