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We need your help: Let’s make Prof Noakes’ birthday one he will remember!

The Noakes Foundation would like to make a short film celebrating Prof Noakes 70th Birthday and to honour his legacy and  his generosity of knowledge and spirit that he’s offered to South Africa and the world! As a leading scientific personality of our times, we as The Noakes Foundation deeply value Prof Noakes' contributions towards [...]

By | June 14th, 2019|

We’re hiring: Junior Project Manager

The Noakes Foundation is looking for a Junior Project Manager  with an interest in research. Role responsibilities: Liaise, set and attend meetings with relevant stakeholders Support the planning and implementation of projects Provide administrative support to projects Track project progress Write and develop report plans Support with general smooth running of projects Required attributes: In [...]

By | June 6th, 2019|

Women’s Health: Confessions of a RUSH-O-HOLIC

I have a confession. I am a  recovering RUSH-A-HOLIC. Most days I like to believe that I am in remission and to give myself some credit I have done (and continue to do) a lot of hard work to improve my perspectives and live fully. I’ve gone from rushing most of the time to rushing [...]

By | May 28th, 2019|

Live better, Eat Better: Success begins in the mind

Why are some people seemingly effortlessly motivated to eat better while others struggle? The answer to this question is one I have long pondered. As a doctor, I’ve often fallen into the ‘rescuer’ trap. With firsthand experience of what devastation poor diet and lifestyle choices can inflict, I’ve tried too hard to ‘help’ my patients [...]

By | May 14th, 2019|

Prof Tim Noakes: Thoughts on a 50 years association with the University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences. December 2018.

Background: On June 8th 2018 my trial before the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) finally came to an end. After 28 days in court, tens of millions of rands spent in total by both parties to the dispute, and before two separate HPCSA committees, I was found innocent of all charges, bringing the [...]

By | May 6th, 2019|

We’re hiring: Junior Administration & Communications Executive

The Noakes Foundation seeks to appoint a junior Administration & Communications Executive. This role is to support the overall administration of the foundation and work closely with some of the senior team members. Role responsibilities include: Support general administration of the business Responding to social media and email enquiries Supporting ad hoc website updates Manage [...]

By | March 25th, 2019|
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