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
First global gathering of African scientists, Next Einstein Forum (NEF)
Dr Tolu Oni, Public Health Medicine Division was amongst a group of 15 Fellows at the Next Einstein Forum held from 8 to 10 March 2016 in Dakar, Senegal


Thursday, 5 May 2016

“Will the next Einstein be an African woman?” asked the Huffington Post in a story published last month.

Publication Date:
Monday, April 25, 2016 - 14:00

Support for a tax on sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs) is mounting with some of South Africa's leading health professionals endorsing the move.

Publication Date:
Monday, April 25, 2016 - 09:00

The School hosted a Special Staff Tea on Thursday 31 March 2016 to acknowledge Prof Rodney Ehrlich's contributions over the years as he retires at the end of April this year.

Publication Date:
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 08:30

Five heads of schools of public health have written to Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Zwane following the assassination of anti-mining activist Sikhosiphi "Bazooka" Rhadebe.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 08:30