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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.
2018 AG Oettlé Memorial Award to Prof Jennifer Moodley
This award is in recognition of Jennifer's research excellence in the field of cancer and to acknowledge contributions to cancer control in SA and a credit to her outstanding work, including leadership of the Cancer Research Initiative.
SPH&FM mourns the death of Professor Bongani Mayosi
Prof Mayosi, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT was a dedicated clinician, passionate educator, world-renowned researcher and inspiring leader. His warmth, caring and energy inspired all who knew him. He will be missed dearly.
CIDER made World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for HIV Epidemiology and Research
The Collaborating Centre is based on CIDER’s longstanding contributions to WHO policy through research and innovation, including areas of health information systems, epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and analyses of patients receiving antiretroviral therapy.
Lifetime Service Award to the field of Health Policy and Systems Research to Prof Lucy Gilson
The award was presented to Lucy, one of the leading scholars of health policy analysis in low- and middle-income countries, on 10 October 2018 at the 5th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Liverpool, UK.


 

News

Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Renewal of the SARChI Research Chair in Global Environmental Health

Congratulations to Professor Aqiel Dalvie on the renewal of the South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI) in Global Environmental Health for the next five- year cycle.

Publication Date:
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 - 09:30
Staff Tea celebrating Africa Month

The Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research (CIDER) hosted the May Staff Tea with an Africa Day theme. 

Publication Date:
Fri, 31 May 2019 - 09:30
A fit of the vapers – the case against e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes are heavily promoted as a ‘healthy’ alternative to smoking tobacco as advanced in an article in Daily Maverick, 14 May 2019.

Publication Date:
Tue, 28 May 2019 - 10:45
Dying for Gold Documentary and Justice for Miners Campaign

The Occupational Medicine Division recently hosted the screening of the much acclaimed documentary film ‘Dying for Gold’. The film explores the real cost of deep level gold mining in South Africa over the past century, and the legacy of occupational lung diseases such as silicosis and/or tuberculosis, death, poverty and inequality that has left its indelible mark on the Southern African continent.

Publication Date:
Mon, 20 May 2019 - 12:45

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