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.



Saturday, 20 January 2018
School end-of-year event 2017

The School’s year-end function was held on 06 Dec 2017 at Jonkershuis, Constantia.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:30
Early Career Award for Best Publication in 2016

Congratulations to Lucy Cunnama, Health Economics Division

Publication Date:
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 10:45
Farewell to Retirees in the School

The School bid farewell to three long-standing colleagues at a special occasion to acknowledge their invaluable contributions to the School.

Publication Date:
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 14:45
Should medical students learn sign language? A pilot introductory course for Third Year MBChB students

In November this year, third year medical students completed a short pilot course to introduce them to South African Sign Language (SASL).

Publication Date:
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 09:15