All Posts by Rhian Twine

Video about the work of the unit

Watch this 5 minute video outlining the work of the unit and how it has confronted complex health challenges in rural South Africa over the past 25 years – you might be in it https://youtu.be/F18QotW8mZs

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Verbal Autopsy with Participatory Action Research (VAPAR): Expanding the knowledge base through partnerships for action on health equity VAPAR @ Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research Liverpool 8 – 12 October 2018

Denny Mabetha, Dr Wariri Oghenebrume, Eilidh Cowan and Lisa Thomas all made contributions from VAPAR to the Health Systems Research conference this year (http://healthsystemsresearch.org/hsr2018). The MRC/Wits-Agincourt Unit is particularly proud of Denny, our VAPAR Project Coordinator’s contribution: ‘Water is life’: working with communities to develop local knowledge for action to address

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DR Chodziwadziwa Whiteson Kabadula now!

On the 5th July 2018, Cho became Dr Chodziwadziwa Whiteson Kabudula.  Very well done on graduating Dr Kabadula.  His PhD by publication is titled ” Changes in Mortality Patterns and Associated Socioeconomic Differentials in a Rural South African Setting: Findings from Population Surveillance in Agincourt, 1993-2013″.  The papers that were published as part of this

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Preparations for annual community feedback underway

This fact sheet contains basic population information about people living in the MRC/Wits-Agincourt Unit HDSS study area using data from the 2016 and 2017 annual update. As part of our annual feedback to the community, each household will receive a sheet like this with information specific to the village in

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