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What does SAMRC stand for?

SAMRC stands for South African Medical Research Council


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Charles Parry is Acting Vice-President (Intramural Research) at the South African Medical Research Council (MRC), Director of the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit (ATODRU) at the MRC, and an Extraordinary Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa.
In a report released in June by WHO, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the South African Medical Research Council, researchers found that 35 percent of all women will experience either intimate partner violence or non-partner violence in their lifetimes.
Officials from the South African Medical Research Council, the World Health Organization, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called for rapid surveys of the prevalence of extensive drug-resistant TB in high-risk countries, increased laboratory capacity to carry out vital culture and drug resistance testing, improved clinical capacity, infection control precautions, and research support for new drug and diagnostic tests.
However, other experts, such as Marlies Craig, a malaria researcher at the South African Medical Research Council in Durban, believe that factors besides increasing temperatures, such as increased resistance to drugs, are the cause of this vector spread.
Some 80 per cent of South Africans visit traditional healers and about 60 per cent of births are attended by traditional birth attendants, says the South African Medical Research Council.
The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) and global non-profit organization Path have embarked upon a new partnership to fast-track the development of sustainable, high-impact health innovations that can save the lives of vulnerable women and children in South Africa and beyond.