See the next CPD-accredited webinar on “PHC Research in Joburg” of the Research Committee of Johannesburg Health District (Jhb DRC) 2-4 pm 2nd Dec 2020.

See Prof Shane Norris talk on “Collaborations between SA Medical Research Council-Wits research units and Jhb DRC”. Shane Norris is a professor in the Department of Paediatrics at Wits and has 26 years of research experience in understanding how maternal and child health and nutrition in the first 1000 days impacts non-communicable disease risk.

See two presentations on work done/in process in Johannesburg:

  • Dr. Lynnsay Dickson on “Detecting and preventing gestational diabetes in a primary health care clinic setting” Lynnsay Dickson is a physician working on diabetes in the MRC / Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit (DPHRU).
  • Dr. Lisa Ware and Mr. Lethu Kapueja on “Wits Health Hubb – training centre for Soweto Youth and interface between the community and primary health care clinics” Lisa Ware is a Senior Researcher at the DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence Human Development; and has around 20 years experience in the prevention and management of chronic disease through behaviour.