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The death of someone from COVID-19, doesn't mean they can't still spread the disease.
COVID-19 infection risks do not disappear immediately after the death of those who succumb to it. In death’s aftermath, the people closely involved with the body – families, carers, priests, hospital porters and undertakers – remain at risk.
Inspiring young women through science engagement in Biomedical Forensic Science laboratory
DATE - Friday, 12 April 2019
TIME - 08:00 – 18:00
PLACE - Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town
FEES - R250 (Students) | R450 (Professionals)
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The First Ninety Days: Lessons Learned from the Integration of Protection Principles in The Delivery of Health Programmes in Bidi Bidi, Uganda, The World’s Largest Refugee Camp
The Forensic Pathology Service (FPS) in the Western Cape was established in 2006 when the South African Police Service Mortuaries transferred to Western Cape Government Health and the Directorate Forensic Pathology Services was established within the Department of Health.
CAPE TOWN, 21 September 2017 - Forensic pathology services in the Western Cape are set to become more streamlined. A brand new facility is being built in Cape Town.
Cape Town - Child murders have dominated news in the Western Cape over the past few months. These brutal killings of defenceless young children have understandably caused much outrage and civil society organisations have called for decisive action by the provincial government, in particular for a commission of inquiry to stem the tide of these killings.
Cape Town - Work has started on the new R281 million project to replace the forensic pathology services laboratory in Salt River, Cape Town with a larger purpose-built modern forensic pathology facility to be built at the entrance to Groote Schuur Hospital in Observatory, the Western Cape government said on Sunday.