Prof. Brits chosen for international leadership programme

Prof. Hanneke Brits of the Department of Family Medicine at the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of the Free State (UFS) has been chosen to participate in an international leadership programme of the Institute for Palliative Medicine in San Diego, California in the USA. Over the next two years Prof. Brits will be receiving mentoring and opportunities to enhance leadership skills that will advance the development and delivery of palliative care to terminally ill patients in South Africa and worldwide. Prof. Brits says it is a tremendous honour to be selected for the programme. She is eager to get started and bring new knowledge back to benefit patients. She is also medical director of the Sunflower House for palliative care in Bloemfontein.
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