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Health Research and its contribution to South Africa’s democracy

30 August, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Freedom of speech encompasses freedom of research and is an important component of any democracy. Health research, and communication around this research, have contributed to strengthening South Africa’s democracy. Generally, COVID-19 research has been well disseminated and discussed openly, between scientists, civil society and government. To this extent, COVID-19 related health research can be said to have strengthened the functioning of our democracy. However, the pandemic has bought to the forefront important questions about the role of health research in a democracy.

Date:         30 August 2022

Time:         14:00 to 15:30

Register:    Click here to register

Venue:      Zoom (link to be provided upon registration)