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University of Pretoria PhD proposal presentation

On 25 March 2011 I was invited to be an external examiner for a PhD proposal presentation at the University of Pretoria. Aim was to assist the PhD candidate in finalizing the proposal before submitting it. continue reading

PHASA conference

From 29 November to 1 December 2010 the 6th conference of the Public Health Association of South Africa (PHASA) was hosted in East London. This conference is always a nice opportunity to meet fellow researchers. The theme of the conference was ‘Healthy environments, healthy people and public health advocacy’. continue reading

Community Implementers Forum

At 22 November 2010 I was one of the speakers at the Community Implementers Forum organised by the Foundation for Professional Development (FPD). I presented the main results of the “State of HIV/AIDS Service Delivery in the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, 2010” report that was launched that day. continue reading

OVC conference

From 31 October to 3 November 2010 the first conference on orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in Africa – Don’t turn a blind eye - was held in Sandton, Johannesburg. I had a presentation in the opening session of the conference. continue reading

Basics of Health Economics course

In September/October 2010 I did a 5-week online course from the World Bank Institute on the Basics of Health Economics. My interest in health economics was triggered by the ISPOR SA conference earlier in September. continue reading


The International Network for the Demographic Evaluation of Populations and Their Health in Developing Countries (INDEPTH) is a global network of members who conduct longitudinal health and demographic evaluation of populations in low- and middle-income countries.The 10th annual AGM was held from September 27-30, 2010 in Accra (Ghana). continue reading

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