What’s Happening in the Research Industry? Feb 22

Epicentre News • 02 March 2022

In this new section, we are going to be sharing news that has been passed around the health industry network! This includes exciting career opportunities’, scholarships, news our partners have brought to our attention, and much more.

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Epicentre Is Hiring!

Epicentre’s Cape Town Branch is now hiring a Social Media Manager/Marketing Assistant.

The ideal candidate is a bubbly and hard-working team player who will play a critical role in South Africa’s research industry by creating and distributing digital content across various social media platforms and communicating with clients.

Our Feb 2023 insider news is now out! See the latest:

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Who’s Hiring in the Health & Research industry?

TB HIV Care is looking for a regional manager to lead their team in the Eastern Cape.
Right to Care 2022 Graduate Internship Programme has opened for applications.
The African Society for Laboratory Medicine has a number of job opportunities.
The International AIDS Society is looking for a Web Editor. The position is open-ended, full-time, and based in Geneva.
Genesis Analytics is seeking a Senior Associate.
SAMEA is looking for a coordinator.
HIVSA is seeking a finance officer.
Girls Not Brides has a number of jobs available.
The Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust is looking for a Fundraising & Operations Manager.
Together for Girls is seeking a research/policy associate & a communications associate (remote work)

Interesting Opportunities

Applications are open for DAAD scholarship to study Molecular Biology and Human Genetics at Stellenbosch University.

Free training opportunity for African organic sector specialists on new EU regulations on organic production and labelling.

United Nations Internship Program for International Students

Upcoming webinar (March 3 at 9am) on the lessons learned and best practices in implementing the Kizazi Kipya project click here to learn more.

According to a global study by UNAIDS the 90 90 90 goals for HIV have been achieved

The number of people getting tested and treated for TB is falling due to the disruptive impact of COVID-19.

Read Genesis Analytics trends to expect for 2022 in the business world

What’s the News?

South Africa’s Biggest COVID Study Results Are Out!

It’s official, the findings are out! This groundbreaking study was done in 2 waves in South Africa. We tested people between November 2020 to February 2021 and again in April to June 2021. We visited all 9 provinces and tested 13 734 people in 6 540 homes.

So which vaccine fights Omicron the best?

We look at the evidence and show which type of vaccine prevents you feeling sick with Omicron COVID variant, the best!

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