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
First global gathering of African scientists, Next Einstein Forum (NEF)
Dr Tolu Oni, Public Health Medicine Division was amongst a group of 15 Fellows at the Next Einstein Forum held from 8 to 10 March 2016 in Dakar, Senegal


Sunday, 26 June 2016

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

Congratulations to students publishing in UR@UCT Undergraduate Research

Publication Date:
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 12:30

The National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) Awards are often referred to as the “Science Oscars” of South Africa and are the most sought-after national awards of their kind.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 12:15