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TuksHockey League Season Begins - 17/04/2014
From Hockey

The 2014 Northerns Blues kicked off on the weekend of 11 April and a majority of the TuksHockey teams participated in a blockbuster weekend of hockey.

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The University of Pretoria, Faculty of Health science, School of Dentistry in partnership with the Transnet Foundation - 17/04/2014
From Department of Community Dentistry

The Phelophepa Health Train brings health and hope to thousands of rural South Africans in need of access to health care facilities. Annually, approximately 1 200 final year healthcare students from leading academic institutions all over South Africa practice on-board Phelophepa Health Train to gain invaluable practical experience for two weeks at a time.

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The GSK Mobile Dental Units Launch and celebration of World Oral Health day - 17/04/2014
From Department of Community Dentistry

Department of Health, Gauteng, in partnership with GSK and the dental schools in Gauteng province launched the GSK Mobile Dental Units and celebrated World Oral Health day on the 20th March 2014 at Diepsloot Community Hall, ward 95.

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Journey to a world-class academic department - 17/04/2014
From Faculty of Health Sciences

In the 70 years that The Department of Surgery at University of Pretoria has been in existence it has produced internationally sought after general medical doctors and generalist surgeons. The new focus of the department is to develop specialised specialist surgeons and academic clinician scientists while retaining its excellence in training general medical doctors and generalist surgeons.

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First in-depth look at West Coast’s own Heaviside’s dolphins - 17/04/2014
From Department of University Relations

All Heaviside’s dolphins found along southern Africa’s West Coast are related, and belong to one of two major populations. This is one of the findings of the first in-depth genetic study about this endemic dolphin species that is only found from Table Bay to southern Angola. The species may be sensitive to overharvesting by the hake fishing industry.

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