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Although the situations portrayed on this website are typical of the research none of the persons in this website are research patients (study participants). None of the persons portrayed in the treatment and investigative situations are minors. They have kindly given their permissions to publish the images.
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University of Oslo Professor Myrvang visits BRIGHT

The Norwegian Centre for Imported and Tropical Diseases has received and sent number of PhD candidates, Masters students, visiting doctors and technical staff to and from South Africa. Head of Department, Professor Bjørn Myrvang and his wife Vigdis,  came to meet the research team and BRIGHT students and... read more

Making the FGS Pocket Atlas

Bilharzia remains undiagnosed by the vast majority of medical practitioners in South Africa. Researchers are concerned about the situation and are compiling a booklet to assist doctors to recognise female Bilharzia and effectively treat this common disease.

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