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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.
NSTF Award for emerging researchers
NSTF Award for emerging researchers Dr Tolu Oni, Public Health Medicine Division was awarded the TW Kambule-NSTF Award for Emerging researchers at the 18th National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF)-South32 Awards Gala Dinner held on 30 June 2016.
Prof Rodney Ehrlich delivered valedictory address at School's Annual Research Day
Prof Ehrlich, former Head of Occupational Medicine Division delivered his valedictory address to coincide with the School's 4th Annual Research Day held 15 Sept 2016
Keynote address on environmental toxicology, A/Prof Andrea Rother
Andrea presented the keynote speech at the 1st International & 19th National Conference on Environmental Health and Sustainable Development, 22-24 October 2016, Tehran, Iran
SASOM Occupational Medicine Medal awarded to Dr Dorothy Ngajilo
The medal was awarded to the best candidate in the national Occupational Medicine examinations of the CMSA held in Durban on 18 May 2017


 

News

Tuesday, 23 May 2017
SASOM Occupational Medicine Medal awarded to Dr Dorothy Ngajilo

Congratulations to Dorothy on being awarded the SASOM Medal by the Colleges of Medicine on 18 May 2017.

Publication Date:
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 10:45
“They must understand we are people”: Pregnancy and maternity service use among signing Deaf women in Cape Town

A recent study based in the Public Health Medicine Division is the first study of its kind from Sub-Saharan Africa and the latest from a long term project since 2004, which aims to advance access to health care for signing Deaf people and to bring their needs to the attention of the health authorities.

Publication Date:
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 10:00
A/Prof John Ataguba shortlisted as finalist in 2016/2017 NSTF-South32 Awards

Congratulations to John on being shortlisted as a finalist in the 2016/2017 NSTF-South32 Awards.

Publication Date:
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 09:00
Petition to the South African government to support the proposal by 12 African countries to amend the Rotterdam Convention at COP8

The School of Public Health and Family Medicine joins forces with various civil society organisations urging the South African government to uphold our national position on asbestos at the global level by promoting and supporting the proposed amendment to the Rotterdam Convention of listing chrysotile asbestos as a hazardous substance.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 14:30

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