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Donation of blankets to Hlayisekani Nursing Home in Huntington

We were fortunate, through Alex Scholtz, to receive a few blankets through the Mandela 67 minutes knitting project, and we decided to donate these to the Hlayisekani Nursing Home in Huntington.  This old age home was started by a very enthusiastic and committed young man (24 years old), Panic Nyiko Mokoena.

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Daniel Ohene-Kwofie joins the unit as Data Scientist

  A few words from Daniel: “Hi there. I joined the Unit from December 2015 as a Data Scientist and it’s been exciting working with the team here.  I have an MSc  in Computer Science from Wits University and  I am currently working on my PhD in Information Engineering focussing

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We welcome Bahihah Mohamed – Senior Finance Officer

  Posted on September 6, 2016 by Rhian in News  We welcome Bahihah Mohamed who has joined our team based in Johannesburg as senior finance manager.  Bahihah has already made a trip to Acornhoek and Agincourt and is looking forward to working closely with us all in all our offices.

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NUTRI-SCOPE proposal development workshop – Ethiopia

  Posted on September 6, 2016 by Rhian in News Policymakers from Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and Kenya were among 19 participants of the NUTRI-SCOPE proposal development workshop that was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 11-13 July 2016. The proposed study links environment, nutrition and health research – closely involving

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No pregnancy for profit here

Posted on February 11, 2016 by Rhian in News This week the Agincourt team went to a Science Communications workshop, hosted by the GSCRI and taught by Anina Mumm. Here’s one of the things we managed to produce! An infographic explaining the benefits of the Child Support Grant One of

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International Decision Support Initiative awarded US$12.8m grant from the Gates Foundation – PRICELESS SA is the South African partner

  Posted on February 2, 2016 by Rhian in News PRICELESS SA is the South African partner in a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations awarded to the international Decision Support Initiative (iDSI, www.idsihealth.org) in January 2016.  Prof Karen Hofman, Director of PRICELESS SA www.pricelesssa.ac.za, said: “The iDSI grant will enable us

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Tsima update: sharing stories with the community

Posted on January 25, 2016 by Rhian in News The Tsima TasP (Treatment as Prevention) Intervention in collaboration with Sonke Gender Justice, which is an ongoing project here in Agincourt, is utilizing digital storytelling as part of its campaign to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS. Through a series of short

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