Durban medical team and hospital honoured for contribution to South African metabolic surgery

Durban medical team and hospital honoured for contribution to South African metabolic surgery: Specialist surgeon Dr Gert Du Toit, winner of the inaugural ‘Centre of the Year’ award from the South African Society for Surgery, Obesity and metabolism (SASSO) pictured with the trophy he received for his work in laparoscopic gastric bypass procedures at Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital, in Durban. With him in the photograph are, from left to right, renowned endocrinologist and obesity specialist Professor Tess van der Merwe, Chairperson of SASSO, … [Read more...]

Rentorr completely revolutionizes the South African Property Market

Rentorr completely revolutionizes the South African Property Market: Property Management Software South Africa, July 24, 2017 – Rentorr is a dynamic online platform that brings together property owners, real estate players, vendors, people who want to rent a home, etc, in one space. It offers solutions that completely align with the realities of the 21st century. People can let, rent, carry out repairs, list a property, connect with thousands of homes without leaving the comfort of their home. It is a virtual world that takes away the … [Read more...]

Editor’s Pick Highlights South African Quantum Research

Editor’s Pick Highlights South African Quantum Research: Dr Yaseera Ismail in the laboratory. An article on quantum entanglement in the Journal of Optical Society of America B by post-doctoral Fellow at UKZN’s Centre for Quantum Technology, Dr Yaseera Ismail, was selected as the editor’s pick. The editor selects articles of excellent scientific quality representing work taking place in a specific field. The article, titled “Instrumentation Limitation on a Polarisation-based Entangled Photon Source”, deals with quantum effects in information … [Read more...]

South African Voices HIV Museum Launched at UKZN

South African Voices HIV Museum Launched at UKZN: Guests, staff and students attended the launch of the South African Voices HIV Museum located at the Howard College campus library. The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) HIV and AIDS Programme has launched a satellite of the popular SA Voices HIV Museum. Located in the EG Malherbe Library Foyer at Howard College campus, the HIV-friendly, free, educational hub for UKZN students and staff was launched on the eve of this year’s South African AIDS Conference on 12 June. SA Voices conveys to … [Read more...]