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PHASA Newsletter: July 2020 - Edition 8 



University of Pretoria (School of Health Systems and Public Health) and PHASA is hosting a Webinar on Public health perspectives from abroad.

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Date : 12 June 2020

Time : 3pm – 4pm (SA time)


Update: PHASA2021 and COVID-19

**Updated 26 March 2020**

The PHASA2021 Organising Committee, with the support of the PHASA Board and Secretariat, the University of Pretoria, SAMRC and the Professional Conference Organizer, is monitoring global and national developments around COVID-19.


The PHASA Board and its Secretariat is tracking developments, and will soon develop a COVID-19 platform to share regular updates on the COVID-19 Situation Report in South Africa and Globally, including information about the organization of major international meetings and events around the world.


The PHASA will continue to keep prospective participants of PHASA2021 Conference updated via their website, PHASA email and social media channels about our responses regarding COVID-19.



PHASA2021 welcomes the participation of the media to share and present the issues and debates that take place at the Conference, and the theme of the Conference on “Keeping the promise: closing the gap”.


Press registration

Details for press registration will be updated in due course. Registration for the press will be free, pending accreditation.


Media coverage

Reports, opinion pieces and blogs will be published in the run up, during and following PHASA2021 to present the broad perspectives around the Conference.


Press releases

All press releases will be widely shared across PHASA social media channels and with the media.


Communications toolkit

In the run up to the Conference a Communications Toolkit will be shared which will include key messages, hashtags and handles.



For further information please contact: Alfred Thutloa


University of Pretoria
South African Medical Research Council