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.
Itumeleng Ntatamala, M&G top 200 young South Africans for 2019
Ituemeleng Ntatamala, Occupational Medicine Registrar was recently named in the Mail & Guardian’s prestigious list of 200 Young South African trail-blazers selected from amongst 6000 outstanding nominees under the age of 35 across South Africa.
Remembering Nene
Events were held on 04 Sept 2019 to remember Nene and to join together and rise against sexual and gender-based violence.
Health Policy and Systems Division Statement on Xenophobic Attacks
An African can not be a foreigner in Africa
Oliver Tambo Fellowship Programme celebrates 25 years
The Oliver Tambo Fellowship (OTF) Programme celebrated 25 years of contributing to capacity development of health management and leadership in the health sector at a function on 17 November 2019.



Saturday, 6 June 2020
COVID-19 and the school response: Looking back to learn what we can do better

Nandi Siegfried, a UCT graduate and Cathy Mathews, an Honorary Associate Professor in the School set out the evidence base that should inform best policy options.

Publication Date:
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 - 10:30
Navigating Covid-19 Course

Dr Nisha Jacob, Senior Lecturer in the Division of Public Health Medicine, together with Professor Francois Cilliers from the Department of Health Sciences Education, with the support of various staff members put together a 2-week short course called Navigating COVID-19. 

Publication Date:
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 - 10:15
Special COVID-19 app to screen SA’s workforce

As South Africans prepare for lockdown level 3 as of  01 June 2020, academics at  UCTs School of Public Health and Family Medicine, in collaboration with UKZN, have developed a useful screening tool that assesses whether workers are healthy enough to return to work.

Publication Date:
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 - 10:15
A smartphone app to improve engagement in HIV care

With more than seven million HIV-infected citizens, South Africa has one of the largest and arguably most successful antiretroviral therapy programmes in the world.

Publication Date:
Wed, 27 May 2020 - 15:00