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Prof C. (Tiaan) de Jager


Tiaan de Jager is Professor and Head of Environmental and Occupational Health, Chairperson of the School of Health Systems & Public Health (SHSPH), and Chairman of the Research Committee of the Faculty of Health Sciences.

His research focus is on environmental endocrine disrupting chemicals, toxicology and male reproductive health. His publications on the organochlorine pesticide DDT, used for malaria vector control, received international recognition and impact on policy.  His new multidisciplinary initiative, the UP Research Centre for Sustainable Malaria Control, will have new research opportunities for the students at UP and will focus on the elimination of malaria.



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Fax: 012 354 2071



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