Browsing ASSAf Proceedings and Other Reports by Title

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  • Addressing the global challenges of multimorbidity – lessons from South Africa 

    The Academy of Medical Sciences (The Academy of Medical Sciences, 2016-11)
    Prevalence, burden, determinants and risk factors (Chair: Professor Karen Hofman) - Session 1: What is multimorbidity and why is it important? - World Health Organization (WHO) perspective (Dr Taskeen Khan, WHO South ...

  • Annual South African Young Scientists' Conference 2016, Human Rights 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2016)

  • Diversity in Human Sexuality: Implications for Policy in Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2015)
    The topic of sexual and gender diversity has elicited very different reactions in African countries and amongst scholars in Africa. Same-sex activities are becoming more visible in African populations, yet the subject is ...

  • Finding Synergies in the Mathematical Sciences 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016-09-16)
    Introduction 5 - 1.1 Background 5 - 1.2 Mathematics in society 5 - 1.3 Mathematics and the students 6 1.4 Mathematics and the sciences 6- 2 Integrating Mathematical Studies 7- 2.1 Mathematics in business 8- 2.2 Mathematics ...

  • Poverty Reduction Proceedings Report 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2016-12)
    Welcome Address from Assaf (Prof Barney Pityana, Vice-President, Assaf) 6 Welcome from Partner Organisation (Prof Yousuf Maudarbocus, Vice-President, Nasac) 9 Keynote Address (Dr Mamphela Ramphele, Nelson Mandela Foundation) ...

  • Proceedings of a Workshop on the Implementation of Core Competencies for Mental, Neurological and Substance Use Disorders 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2014)
    According to the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG), one in six South Africans suffers from disorders such as anxiety, depression or substance use; this excludes disorders such as bipolar or schizophrenia. ...

  • Proceedings of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) Conference on Science Advice, 28 February - 1 March 2016, Hermanus, South Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016)
    Welcome Remarks: Prof Daya Reddy - Keynote Speaker: Prof Sir Peter Gluckman - Keynote Speaker: Prof Jos van der Meer - Topic 1 – Science Advice Ecosystem - Dr Flavia Schlegel - Prof Howard Alper - Dr Khotso Mokhele - Prof ...

  • Social determinants of health workshop, 7-8 November 2016 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016-11)
    Monitoring data: numbers that work - data availability and use to improve social well-being (facilitator: Dr Tolullah Oni) - Data Compatibility and Integration as Measures of Addressing the Impact on Social Determinants ...

  • Women for Science: Inclusion and Participation on Academies of Science 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016)
    Message by Professor Daya Reddy, President: Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf): Academies of science play a critical dual role. They recognise scientific excellence through election into their membership, eminent ...

  • Zimbabwean scientists in the Diaspora meeting 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2016)
    1.Opening and Welcome 2. Purpose of the Meeting 3. Keynote Address 4. Presentation by ZAS - Overview and Challenges 5. Presentation by ZIMYAS: Overview and Challenges 6. Discussion 7. Breakaway Session 8. Feedback ...