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.
A/Prof Tolu Oni to lead Global Young Academy
Tolu has been elected to jointly lead the Global Young Academy (GYA) as co-chair for 2017/18. As co-hair she will represent the GYA worldwide, engage with a range of influential leaders and organisations.
NSTF Award for emerging researchers
A/Prof John Ataguba, Health Economics Unit, was awarded the TW Kambule-NSTF Award for emerging researchers at the 19th National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF)-South32 Awards Gala Dinner held on 29 June 2017.
PHILA Lifetime Achievement Award to Prof Leslie London
The award, in recognition of long-term commitment to strengthening population health through teaching, research and service was awarded to Leslie at the 2017 PHASA Conference Gala Dinner on 06 Sept 2017.
Prof Di McIntyre delivers valedictory address
Di McIntyre, a legend in health economics circles, made an impassioned plea to Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi in her valedictory lecture on 9 Nov 2017. Di retires at the end of 2017.



Thursday, 22 March 2018
Drive to improve health and safety for global aquaculture workers

Prof Mohamed Jeebhay joins global experts on drafting global report on aquaculture health and safety.

Publication Date:
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 11:45
The privilege of being heard

Day Zero is fast approaching in Cape Town and the people of Cape Town are angry. Thania Gopal reflect that outrage is yet another form of privilege. 

Publication Date:
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 13:00
Development of Registrar programme in public health medicine at WSU

Division of Public Health Medicine working with the Department of Public Health at Walter Sisulu University to support their development of a registrar programme in Public Health Medicine.

Publication Date:
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 11:30
Congratulations to A/Prof John Ataguba on renewal of SARChI research chair

SARChI research chair in “Health and Wealth in South Africa” renewed.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 12:45