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.
Remembering Nene
Events were held on 04 Sept 2019 to remember Nene and to join together and rise against sexual and gender-based violence.
Health Policy and Systems Division Statement on Xenophobic Attacks
An African can not be a foreigner in Africa
Oliver Tambo Fellowship Programme celebrates 25 years
The Oliver Tambo Fellowship (OTF) Programme celebrated 25 years of contributing to capacity development of health management and leadership in the health sector at a function on 17 November 2019.
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Monday, 19 October 2020
Ad Hominem promotions in the School

Congratulations to our Ad Hominnem promotions from the School this year.

Publication Date:
Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 12:30
A/Prof Mosedi Namane selected as Lancet Commissioner

Associate Professor Sedi Namane has been selected as a Lancet commissioner on Primary Care Osteoarthritis from 2020 to 2022.

Publication Date:
Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 11:15
World Environmental Health Day 2020

Saturday 26 September 2020 marked World Environmental Health Day. The theme this year "Environmental Health, A Key Public Health Intervention in Disease Pandemic Prevention"

Publication Date:
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 - 10:00
Children, pests and poisons: A toxic layering

Why are more and more children in Cape Town’s informal settlements being accidentally poisoned by illegal pesticides?

Publication Date:
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 09:15