South African Institute of Medical Research Blue Plaque - Johannesburg Heritage Foundation

The National Health Laboratory Service, previously known as The South African Institute for Medical Research, was established in 1912 to research the prevention and treatment of human disease. The building was designed by Baker & Fleming in Renaissance style, with tall windows, quadrangles and a landmark dome-capped tower, and built by John Barrow & Co in 1913. The Institute has made a substantial contribution to the fight against pneumonia, malaria, polio and cancer.

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Intersection of De Korte & Hospital Street, Johannesburg

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