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.
PHILA Lifetime Achievement Award to Prof Leslie London
The award, in recognition of long-term commitment to strengthening population health through teaching, research and service was awarded to Leslie at the 2017 PHASA Conference Gala Dinner on 06 Sept 2017.
Prof Di McIntyre delivers valedictory address
Di McIntyre, a legend in health economics circles, made an impassioned plea to Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi in her valedictory lecture on 9 Nov 2017. Di retires at the end of 2017.
Results of the School Language survey out!
An online survey of languages spoken in the School was conducted during Feb 2018. More than 250 staff and students responded. The results speak to the remarkable linguistic diversity across the School: 57% of respondents were staff and 43% students
President of Convocation Medal (2017) awarded to Dr Sophia Kisting Cairncross
Honorary occupational medicine specialist, Dr Sophia Kisting Cairncross, was awarded the President of Convocation Medal at the graduation ceremony held 5 April 2018.
On 13 & 14 April the Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research (CIDER) and the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics hosted a maths boot camp for 40 grade 11 learners from Gugulethu’s Fezeka High School.