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AHRU New Publications
Tracy McClinton Appollis and her colleagues in the Adolescent Health Research Unit (AHRU) have recently published a paper in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence examining adolescent harms, benefits and regrets when participating in research about...
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The vision of the Adolescent Health Research Unit is to bring together an interdisciplinary, international network of people interested in adolescent health and well-being in order to perform research of direct relevance to national and...


Saturday, 19 August 2017
Do school-based interventions prevent HIV, sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy?

Professor Cathy Mathews and Dr Amanda Mason-Jones, from the Adolescent Health Research Unit, have recently published a Cochrane review that examined school-based interventions for preventing HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and pregnancy in adolescents.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 08:30
The Adolescent Health Research Unit (AHRU) launches their website

The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s Adolescent Health Research Unit (AHRU) has recently launched their website.

Publication Date:
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 09:15
University of Cape Town Psychologist Elected to South African Young Academy of Sciences (SAYAS)

Eugene Lee Davids, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow from the Adolescent Health Research Unit (AHRU) in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, is one of 10 young scientists from across South Africa to be elected a member of SAYAS in 2016.

Publication Date:
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 09:15
Professor Arvin Bhana joins the Adolescent Health Research Unit

Professor Arvin Bhana, Chief Research Specialist at the South African Medical Research Council, joins the Adolescent Health Research Unit. Professor Bhana's research examines mental health in primary care.

Publication Date:
Monday, September 5, 2016 - 14:00