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
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
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.


Thursday, 28 July 2016

Five UCT researchers were honoured at the prestigious 18th annual National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) Awards Gala Dinner which took place in Gauteng on 30 June.

Publication Date:
Monday, July 4, 2016 - 13:00

Over 40 organisations raise concerns over the state of public health at National Health Assembly held at the University of the Western Cape on 25 June 2016.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 07:45

Access to more funding, advanced technologies and prestige are some of the reasons young scientists and academics leave their home countries. However, many are choosing to return from studies abroad, bringing with them a wealth of skills, ideas and energy to contribute to the generation of African solutions and capacity building within the continent.

Publication Date:
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 09:15

UCT School of Public Health supports call for affordable housing in Sea Point and other well-located neighbourhoods.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 11:45