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 University of the Witwatersrand, Faculty of Health Sciences. Adler Museum of Medicine
URL of organisation
Postal address7 York Road; Parktown
Type of organisationHigher education sector
Description oforganisationThe Adler Museum of Medicine preserves the history of the health sciences in Southern Africa, with special reference to Gauteng. It exists to supplement the educational activities of the University of the Witwatersrand, especially the Faculty of Health Sciences, by means of collections, research, teaching, exhibitions and publications.
Broad subject fieldsMedical sciences: Basic. General (2100) - Medical sciences: Clinical. General (2200)
Description of dataset(s) or databaseMedical history of South Africa.
Accessible via the Internet
KeywordsMedicine; Allied health sciences; History; South Africa
Contact information The Curator
E-mail Click here to send an e-mail message
Telephone number+27 11 717-2081 or +27 11 717-2081
Fax number+27 86 553-2484 or +27 86 553-2484

 Medical Research Council. Health Knowledge Network
AbbreviationsMRC; SAHealthInfo
URL of organisation
Postal addressPO Box 19070
Type of organisationScience councils and National facilities
Description oforganisationTo improve the nation's health status and quality of life through relevant and excellent health research aimed at promoting equity and development. Our vision is to build a healthy nation through research.
Broad subject fieldsMedical sciences: Clinical. General (2200) - Medical sciences: Basic. General (2100) - Health sciences. General (2300)
Name of database/datasetSA HealthInfo
Description of dataset(s) or databaseSA HealthInfo is a research knowledge translation tool and service to support innovation and improved decision-making in southern African health sectors. It is hosted by the South African Medical Research Council (MRC).
Accessible via the Internet
KeywordsSouth African Health Information; Health care in South Africa