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.
New SARChI Chair in Global Environmental Health, A/Prof Aqiel Dalvie
UCT and the Swiss Tropical Institute/University of Basel launched a historic South African-Swiss (ZA-CH) Bilateral Research Chair in the Centre for Environmental and Occupational Health Research (CEOHR) of the School on 3 June 2015
Six doctoral students from the School at June graduation
Dr Shahieda Adams, Edwin Barasa, Zoe Duby, Anna Grimsrud, Petal Petersen and Dr Virginia Zweigenthal graduated with their PhDs on 11 June 2015. There are currently 40 students in the PhD programme of the School
Dr Tolu Oni selected as a Next Einstein Forum fellow for 2015
As a recent recipient of this prestigious award, Tolu will join academics, policymakers, former Nobel laureates, United Nations officials, politicians, civil society members and journalists at the first forum in Senegal in March 2016
UCT Collaborative Educational Practice Award to A/Prof Andrea Rother
Andrea Rother, group leader for the Post Graduate Diploma in Pesticide Risk Management (DPRM), along with collaborators Gregory Doyle and Shanali Govender received the award in 2014


Thursday, 3 September 2015

A Seminar held on Friday 28 August 2015 shared with partners and stakeholders the key findings of the project on Health care users' experience as a focus for unlocking opportunities to access quality health services.

Publication Date:
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 09:00

Congratulations to Dr John Ataguba on being appointed as a member of Work Streams related to the National Health Insurance.


Publication Date:
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 12:30

On 8 July 2015, the University College London Institute for Global Health (IGH) held a simultaneous webinar and round-table to discuss the ‘blind spot’ around men’s utilization of ART/HIV services.

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 12:30

The first paper in the Lancet Series was led by Dr Jill Olivier from the Health Policy and Systems Division 

Publication Date:
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 08:30