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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.
Prof Rodney Ehrlich delivered valedictory address at School's Annual Research Day
Prof Ehrlich, former Head of Occupational Medicine Division delivered his valedictory address to coincide with the School's 4th Annual Research Day held 15 Sept 2016
Keynote address on environmental toxicology, A/Prof Andrea Rother
Andrea presented the keynote speech at the 1st International & 19th National Conference on Environmental Health and Sustainable Development, 22-24 October 2016, Tehran, Iran
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.


 

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Saturday, 24 June 2017
Farewell to outgoing HOD and Welcome to new HOD and Director of the School

The School, at the recent staff tea on 25 May 2017 expressed their thanks and appreciation to Prof Mohamed Jeebhay whose 5 year term as Head of Department and Director of the School comes to an end on 30 June 2017.

Publication Date:
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 13:15
South Africa: Case study on working time organization and its effects in the health services sector

The present working paper explores the complex issues around working time organization and their effects in the health services sector in South Africa.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 09:15
SASOM Occupational Medicine Medal awarded to Dr Dorothy Ngajilo

Congratulations to Dorothy on being awarded the SASOM Medal by the Colleges of Medicine on 18 May 2017.

Publication Date:
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 10:45
“They must understand we are people”: Pregnancy and maternity service use among signing Deaf women in Cape Town

A recent study based in the Public Health Medicine Division is the first study of its kind from Sub-Saharan Africa and the latest from a long term project since 2004, which aims to advance access to health care for signing Deaf people and to bring their needs to the attention of the health authorities.

Publication Date:
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 10:00

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