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The shale gas industry in South Africa: Toward a science action plan. 31 August – 1 September 2017, Proceedings Report
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2017)
The objective of the conference was to showcase critical national reports on shale gas in South Africa; analyse the regulatory environment; and consolidate common findings and recommendations and provide a platform for ...
South Africa’s Technical Readiness to Support the Shale Gas Industry
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2016)
The consensus report titled South Africa’s Technical Readiness to Support the Shale Gas Industry was produced by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), in collaboration with the South African Academy of Engineering ...
Preventing a Tobacco Epidemic in Africa
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2014)
In April 2013, the Network of African Science Academies convened a committee of experts to discuss the evidence, obstacles, and opportunities for implementing and enforcing tobacco use prevention and control policies in ...
The Emerging Threat of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2011)
An estimated 2 billion people, one-third of the global population, are infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb.), the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB) (Keshavjee and Seung, 2008). Spread through the air, this ...
Proceedings report Changing patterns of Non-Communicable Diseases
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2013)
The theme of this conference was a superb example of the various activities in which the academies had been involved. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) constituted one of the most critical set of health challenges that faced ...
Preparing for the Future of HIV/AIDS in Africa: A Shared Responsibiltiy
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2012)
The sub-Saharan Africa region still remains the region most heavily affected by HIV/AIDS. In 2010, about 68% of all people living with HIV resided in sub-Saharan Africa and the region also accounted for 70% of new HIV ...