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
SAYAS Young Leaders at STS Forum
Dr Tolu Oni, Division of Public Health Medicine was amongst three young scientists who participated in the 2015 STS Forum held during 5-7 October 2015 in Kyoto, Japan
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


Monday, 8 February 2016

Congratulations to Dr Kate Rees, Public Health Medicine Registrar on being awarded the Henry Gluckman Medal for 2015.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 12:30

Congratulations to Dr Wiaan Bedeker, Family Medicine Registrar for being awarded the Tim Quan Medal for 2015.

Publication Date:
Monday, February 1, 2016 - 13:15

Congratulations to A/Prof Andrea Rother on her re-appointment as member of the WHO Expert Advisory Panel on Vector Biology and Control.

Publication Date:
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 09:00

South Africa recently released the National Health Insurance (NHI) White Paper, outlining principles for improving access to quality, affordable health services for all South Africans, irrespective of their socioeconomic status. Two UCT academics outline the challenges facing the NHI.

Publication Date:
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 13:30