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The Foundation for Professional Development (FPD) was established in 1997 by the South African Medical Association (SAMA).
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FPD celebrates reaching 300,000 students in trainingFPD is proud to announce that they have trained over 300,000 students since their establishment in 1997. This milestone was reached in May 2015 on the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation short course customised for the Office of the Premier based in Pretoria, Gauteng. Ms ME Mbambo attended this course as our 300,000th student. 16 Jul 2015 Read more

The seventh SA AIDS Conference is nearThe South African AIDS Conference has become an established barometer of the advancements made in confronting and controlling HIV infections in South Africa and in the regional states. As Africa has experienced the epidemic vividly, the continent accounts for the majority of new HIV infections with sub-Saharan Africa having the global burden of this disease. The lessons and events discussed at the conference will instill a broad range of knowledge and a sustained image of the effects of the pandemic and how they can be applied throughout the world. 30 Apr 2015 Read more

An award that will change many young livesFPD SHIPS department is proud to announce that it has been awarded not one but two HWSETA Grants to employ 108 Further Education and Training (FET) interns and 210 University Graduates. The FET Programme was piloted in 2014 by FPD SHIPS department and the application for new funding was due to the success of the programme in the previous year. 27 Mar 2015 Read more

The fight against HIV/AIDS is not overAccording to the Human Science Research Council's (HSRC) National HIV Prevalence, the proportion of South Africans with HIV has increased from 10.6% in 2008 to 12.2% in 2012. This is a result of South Africa having the highest number of new HIV infections worldwide. 18 Dec 2014 Read more

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