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Professor Lucille Blumberg recieves the SAMRC Special Award

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) congratulates Professor Lucille Blumberg on her South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) Special Award which recognises her...

Human Rabies Case Confirmed in Kwazulu Natal

12 June 2012 Rabies has been confirmed in a 29 year old farmer from Underberg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. The patient was admitted to a Pietermaritzburg,...

The National Health Laboratory Service recognised on world stage

“The nomination serves as recognition and affirmation of the NHLS’ position as a leader in pathology and diagnostic services on the African continent.”   The National...

The South African Parliament Recognises the NICD Team

Eight teams from the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), under the leadership of Prof Janusz Paweska, Head of the Centre for Emerging and...

Respirable Quartz Dust Analysis By Xrd Or Ftir

Both the Department of Minerals and Energy (DME) and the Department of Labour (DoL) have committed to the International Programme for the Elimination of...

Early ARV Treatment Will Save Lives

15.08.2011 Government's decision to offer free ARV treatment to people with CD4 counts of 350 or less has been welcomed as a life-saver. The...

The National Health Laboratory Service receives international accolades

Congratulations to the NHLS for winning the prestigious international award in ‘European Quality’ in the healthcare sphere category on 1 July 2015 at Montreux,...

Beginning of a new era at NHLS

Date: 02 June 2015 “The minister called the appointment of Prof Barry Schoub as “the beginning of a new era” in the NHLS.” The National Health...

Wits Health Sciences Research News September 2013

Dr Bavesh Kana, Head of the Wits University node of the DST/NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research was recently promoted to Reader/Associate...