Acid Fast Club

Tue, 2018-07-03
14:15 to 15:15
An afternoon of talks and discussion on mycobacteria. Includes a presentation by Prof Rob Warren entitled 'Evolution and spread of drug resistant TB in South Africa' Read more...



His work is on sensitivity and specificity of anti-PLA2R antibody in patients with biopsy proven idiopathic membranous nephropathy. 




Ike Okpechi is specialist nephrologist and Associate Professor at the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Cape Town. 

Social Entrepreneurship & Systems Change

Mon, 2018-08-20 08:00 to Fri, 2018-08-24 17:00
Social entrepreneurship & systems change is an executive education short course at the University of Cape Town's Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB). The course gives leaders of social enterprises exposure to the most recent developments in the field of systems change, providing them with the tools and frameworks to navigate complexity and take their social enterprises to the next level. Convened by the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, this course will promote local and global networking amongst senior-level participants and leading speakers, providing a unique community of practice that will serve participants far beyond the duration of the course. Application Deadline: 20 July Course Fee: R16500 Read more...

Legal Practice for Impact Investing (Jhb)

Thu, 2018-07-19 08:00 to Fri, 2018-07-20 17:00
Join us for this rare opportunity to engage with one of the foremost Impact Investing academics in the world: Prof. Deborah Brand. In this course, legal practitioners, impact investors, consultants, financial intermediaries and social enterprises will learn what it takes to put together an impact investment deal from setting up an organisation to exiting the investment. This two-day course provides a rare and valuable opportunity to learn from an international expert in the field. Not only does Prof. Deborah Burand teach at one of the foremost law faculties in the world, New York University, but she also has extensive field experience from her time spent in OPIC. The Bertha Centre has partnered with the Grunin Centre, New York University, to be able to equip impact investing professionals to most effectively serve high impact organisations wanting to raise investment. Delegates will be exposed to a broad range of impact investing vehicles and gain insights into the practical issues that come about when making and living with an impact investment. They will participate in case-study based workshops led by a diverse group of leading experts in the field. Application Deadline: 29 June 2018 Course Fee: R7000 - with some discounts and scholarships available Read more...