South Africa Archives
Patient journeys from South Africa for lung transplant
Sep. 29, 2022—Mervyn Joseph, who searched the world over for the best place to be considered for lung transplant, is thankful he found Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
VUMC investigator expands HIV research into South Africa
Feb. 18, 2021—A Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigator is hoping to improve access to HIV testing in South Africa, where more than 7 million people are known to have the virus, by training traditional healers to perform the tests.
Team to test app for improving HIV care for new mothers in South Africa
May. 7, 2020—As South Africans with HIV move around the country, there is a risk they will disengage from the health care system or otherwise become lost to follow-up care.
Neuroradiology’s Creasy takes part in South Africa training program
Sep. 22, 2016—Jeffrey Creasy, M.D., chief of Neuroradiology in Vanderbilt’s Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, recently participated in a three-week American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) International Outreach Professorship to South Africa.