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.
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
Farewell to outgoing and welcome to new HOD and Director of the School
The School expressed its thanks and appreciation at a function held on 25 May 2017 to Prof Mohamed Jeebhay whose term as HOD/Director ends on 30 June 2017 and welcomed Prof Landon Myer as he commences his 5-year term as HOD/Director on 1 July 2017.
A/Prof Tolu Oni to lead Global Young Academy
Tolu has been elected to jointly lead the Global Young Academy (GYA) as co-chair for 2017/18. As co-hair she will represent the GYA worldwide, engage with a range of influential leaders and organisations.
NSTF Award for emerging researchers
A/Prof John Ataguba, Health Economics Unit, was awarded the TW Kambule-NSTF Award for emerging researchers at the 19th National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF)-South32 Awards Gala Dinner held on 29 June 2017.



Saturday, 19 August 2017
Public health project empowers communities to address their needs

A new partnership between UCT’s School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Training for Transition Training (TFT) Consultancy and Women on Farms Project aims to test a model for addressing challenges by training local citizens to provide basic community health services as health activists.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 11:15
Four doctoral students in the School graduated in July 2017

Congratulations to Prof Helene Schneider, Naomi Lince-Deroche, Alison Swartz, Annibale Cois on graduating with their PhDs on Friday 14 July 2017.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 13:15
UCT Public Health's global rankings

UCT Public Health ranked 40th on list of Academic Rankings of the World's Universities.

Publication Date:
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 08:00
NSTF Award for Emerging Researchers to A/Prof John Ataguba

Congratulations to A/Prof John Ataguba on receiving a NSTF Award for Emerging Researchers at a Gala Dinner on 29 June 2017.

Publication Date:
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 09:45