Posts Tagged ‘Cape Town’

Beneath the Hanging Rock

Posted on: March 20th, 2020 by admin

In 45 BC, the Roman philosopher Cicero referred to the “Sword of Damocles” and over time this parable has come to mean […]

A Tutorial on Cancer

Posted on: January 31st, 2020 by admin

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), located just outside Washington, DC, in the leafy suburb of Bethesda, MD, is home to 27 […]

Coming Full Circle

Posted on: November 15th, 2019 by admin

On Friday 6 January 1956, Allan Cormack arrived for work at Groote Schuur Hospital, having been appointed as part-time nuclear physicist, spending […]

BRICS and Technology Transfer

Posted on: October 18th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

BRICS is the acronym that draws together the national economies of five emerging countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. […]

Celebrating BME@50

Posted on: September 20th, 2019 by admin 3 Comments

Yesterday marked an important milestone for the field of biomedical engineering (BME) in Cape Town as it celebrated its 50th […]

In the Footsteps of Cormack

Posted on: August 9th, 2019 by admin

For the past week, Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, has hosted an international conference entitled “Modern Challenges in Imaging.” Subtitled “In the […]

Health Tech Hub of Africa

Posted on: June 28th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Among the strategic projects of Wesgro – a local trade and investment agency – are included Air Access, to develop […]

The Future of Healthcare

Posted on: May 31st, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Over the past three days, the Africa Health Exhibition has taken place in Midrand where over 10,000 people – delegates, speakers, exhibitors […]

Cape Health Manufacturing Network

Posted on: May 17th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

Last night, Wesgro – the official agency that promotes tourism, trade and in investment for Cape Town and the Western Cape – […]

In Search of Truth

Posted on: April 5th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

The electrocardiogram – or ECG – fulfils the requirements for a diagnostic test: non-invasive, easy to record and reproducible. It is applied […]