SAVIC is currently training vaccinators for the NDoH’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout programme. The main objective of the training is to capacitate vaccinators by providing key information necessary for rolling out COVID-19 vaccination to South African healthcare workers.
The South African Vaccination and Immunisation Centre at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University is set to have a new head. Prof Hannelie Meyer takes over the reins from Prof Rose Burnett who is retiring at the end of 2021. However, to ensure a smooth transition, the newly appointed head is expected to take over her role with effect from 01 March 2021.
In conversation with Professor Jeffrey Mphahlele, Vice President of the SAMRC. Here, marketing manager George Daniel asks the Professor about possible side effects of a vaccine
The Southern Hemisphere are heading into winter – so an aggravating factor is that it’s flu season. Is a flu shot a good idea – or is too late – and what else can we do to protect ourselves amid the coronavirus?