Welcome to the School of Public Health and Family Medicine
The School of Public Health and Family Medicine is a strong multidisciplinary department in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town.
SAMA-Bonitas Housecall Doctor’s Award to Prof Leslie London
Leslie has been awarded the 2015 SAMA-Bonitas Housecall Doctor’s Award for Equity and Justice. The award recognises his lifelong commitment to social justice and being a champion of transformation in the South African health sector for decades
New Executive Director of International Health Economics Association, Prof Di McIntyre
Di has been appointed as the Executive Director of the International Health Economics Association (iHEA) from 1 January 2016. Di will succeed Prof Tom Getzen, the founder and Executive Director of iHEA for the last 22 years
Teaching award for A/Prof Andrea Rother
A/Prof Andrea Rother received the Highly Commended Award in the Early Career Teaching Awards category at the Faculty Declaration Ceremony in December 2015
NSTF Award for emerging researchers
NSTF Award for emerging researchers Dr Tolu Oni, Public Health Medicine Division was awarded the TW Kambule-NSTF Award for Emerging researchers at the 18th National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF)-South32 Awards Gala Dinner held on 30 June 2016.



Sunday, 25 September 2016

Second National Burden of Disease study in South Africa published in the Lancet Global Health

Publication Date:
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 12:00

This scoping review groups text into public health challenges faced by LMICs and the role of SPHs in addressing these challenges.

Publication Date:
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 11:30

Communicating a poor prognosis to patients and families remains a challenge for most doctors writes Linda Ganca, Lecturer in the Family Medicine Division.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 10:45

Congratulations to Mr Jordache Ramjith, Lecturer in the Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, who won the Best Poster Award at the recent Population-based Time-to-event Analyses International Conference.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 09:30