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.
Farewell to outgoing and welcome to new HOD and Director of the School
The School expressed its thanks and appreciation at a function held on 25 May 2017 to Prof Mohamed Jeebhay whose term as HOD/Director ends on 30 June 2017 and welcomed Prof Landon Myer as he commences his 5-year term as HOD/Director on 1 July 2017.
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.



Monday, 20 November 2017
UCT’s Brightest Young Minds 2017

Nine UCT students and alumni have started their journey as part of top 100 of the continent’s Brightest Young Minds.

Publication Date:
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 08:30
Prof Lucy Gilson one of UCT’s new Fellows

Eleven new Fellows were inducted into UCT’s prestigious College of Fellows this year at a ceremony and dinner held on 11 October 2017

Publication Date:
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 08:30
Ad Hominem Promotions in the School

Congratulations to staff in the School on their Ad Hominem Promotions

Publication Date:
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 13:15
Safety of medicines and vaccines in pregnancy under the spotlight at UCT workshop

The Centre for Infectious Diseases Epidemiology and Research (CIDER) hosted a workshop aimed at building capacity in Africa for the surveillance of poor birth outcomes by developing the science of teratovigilance in October 2017.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 09:30