New articles in the NEJM, Covid-19 & vaccine trials

While the world’s social media is inundated with populist commentary on the coronavirus, here is a tempered comment on what our appropriate response should be. https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp2003762?query=TOC #coronavirus #vaccines” Above article refers to Bill Gate’s position on Covid-19. In this he mentioned the importance of vaccines. A vaccine to interrupt the transmission of tuberculosis is also…

Visual Acuity Training at BCH

Lecturer Prasidh Ramson visited TASK Applied Science to bolster nurses’ training in three basic screening tests that are important for patients that have tuberculosis (TB).Michelle Eriksson, site coordinator at TASK Applied Science, said the training had been a valuable learning experience for nurses. See the full story here.

Prof in Action

We would like to congratulate our CEO Prof Andreas and his friend Joeri van Leeuwen on completing the Cape-Epic Mountain Bike Race.   “My thanks go to my partner Joeri van Leeuwen. Even the hardest track becomes easy if one can do it in a team.” Prof Andreas  

Epilepsy SA Skills & Development Workshop

TASK at Epilespy SA Skills & Development Workshop for people with disabilities. “There are qualified graduates in the disabled community and they are faced with an unemployment rate, local organisations have now come together to tackle this issue head-on.” Jaydene Basson, Social Worker for Epilepsy South Africa