Associate Professor Liesl Zühlke. Photo: UCT
Award to fund paediatric heart disease research in Africa

"There is a great need to focus on children with heart disease in Africa, an undeserved area of need," says Liesl. Zühlke, paediatric cardiologist associate professor at the University of Cape Town (UCT) after winning the prestigious SA Medical Research Council/ UK Department of International Development(MRC/DFID) African Research Leader Award.

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Why drugs alone won't stop the spread of parasitic worms in Africa

Deworming has become a common practise across the world. It has proved very successful, reducing the burden of parasitic worms among children by more than 50%.

By Justin Komguep Nono & Hlumani Ndlovu 10 Oct 2018