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  • HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis is a severe fungal infection of the brain that causes about 15% of HIV?related deaths worldwide. Most of these deaths occur in resource-limited countries. Antifungal drugs are used for both prevention and treatment of this condition, however, due to the high cost and limited availability of these drugs as...
    November 30 2018
  • November 29 2018
  • National one-click access to evidence-based Cochrane Reviews: increasing healthcare benefit and reducing harms and costsThe South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) aims to improve the quality of healthcare for South Africans.  The SAMRC’s Cochrane Centre recently procured a national Cochrane Library licence that will make evidence-...
    November 29 2018
  • October 15 2018
  • We are delighted to share exciting news about the relaunch of the Pan African Clinical Trials Registry (PACTR). It has been redeveloped with the aim of providing a more user-friendly, easy to navigate website for researchers, policy-makers, funders and the public. PACTR is a regional clinical trials registry which aims to serve the needs of...
    September 26 2018
  • The Centre for Evidence Based Health Care at Stellenbosch University is hosting a Primer in Systematic Review online short course from 1 October - 17 December 2018. For further details please click here or email Liesel Esterhuizen.
    September 7 2018
  • Call for ApplicationsIntroduction:Cochrane South Africa based at the South African Medical Research Council, through the Collaboration for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Public Health in Africa (CEBHA+), invites Master’s students accepted or registered at South African institutions to apply for an 18-month scholarship. Applications close on 30...
    September 7 2018
  • Cochrane South Africa mourns the loss of Professor Bongani MayosiProfessor Bongani Mayosi, one of the world’s top cardiologist, passed away on 27 July 2018.Professor Mayosi was a member of the Advisory Board of Cochrane South Africa for many years and served as the chair from 2007 to 2009. He was a strong proponent of the work done by Cochrane and...
    July 31 2018
  • Aubrey Sheiham EBHC in Africa Leadership AwardProfessor Aubrey Sheiham was a dental epidemiologist who was inspired and encouraged by Archie Cochrane to question many of the practices in medicine and dentistry. His main commitments were to challenge dental establishments to be far more critical and to improve the health of populations in low and...
    July 17 2018
  • June 15 2018


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