While serving on the University structures he also held many national portfolio positions such as Ministerial appointment to HPCSA (2 terms) and Chair of Education & Registration Committee of HPCSA. He has served as member of the National Health Research Ethics Committee. Member of EXCO of the Association of Surgeons of South Africa. Served as Senator of the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa and elected President of the CMSA (3 years) served term as Chairman of Medical research Council (3 years). Currently Chairman of the Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) and also President of SAMA (2014/2015).
Health outcomes are known to vary at both the country and local levels, but trends in mortality across a detailed and comprehensive set of causes have not been previously described at a very local level. Life expectancy in King County, WA, USA, is in the 95th percentile among all counties in the USA. However, little is known about how life expectancy and mortality from different causes of death vary at a local, neighborhood level within this county. In this analysis, we estimated life expectancy and cause-specific mortality within King County to describe spatial trends, quantify disparities in mortality, and assess the contribution of each cause of death to overall disparities in all-cause mortality.
For an excellent source on English composition, check out this classic book by William Strunk, Jr. on the Elements of Style. Contents include: Elementary Rules of Usage, Elementary Principles of Composition, Words & Expressions Commonly Misused, An Approach to Style with a List of Reminders: Place yourself in the background, Revise and rewrite, Avoid fancy words, Be clear, Do not inject opinion, Do not take shortcuts at the cost of clarity, … and much more. Details of The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr. partially available online at . Note: William Strunk, Jr. (1869–1946). The Elements of Style was first published in 1918.
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