SaVI Director, Dr Guy Lamb, discusses the recent iteration of militarised policing in South Africa, which is anything but new. He argues that although crackdown policing is often effective in deterring crime, it is neither a long-term nor sustainable crime prevention measure.
Please find the first announcement (and abstract submission form) of the annual Department of Paediatrics and Child Health Research Days to be held on Tuesday 30th and Wednesday 31 October 2018. Please note that this event is registered for CPD points.
A reminder to all consultants to please ensure that all clinics are cancelled to allow as many departmental members to attend as possible.
SaVI partnered with the African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS), University of Witwatersrand and Freedom House to undertake rapid conflict assessments in 16 at-risk communities in South Africa. The findings of this research are presented in a report titled: "Xenophobia and outsider exclusion: Addressing frail social cohesion in South Africa's diverse communities".