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.
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 and will succeed Prof Tom Getzen, founder and Executive Director of iHEA for the last 22 years
NSTF Award for emerging researchers
NSTF Award for emerging researchers Dr Tolu Oni, Public Health Medicine Division was awarded the TW Kambule-NSTF Award for Emerging researchers at the 18th National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF)-South32 Awards Gala Dinner held on 30 June 2016.
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



Sunday, 23 April 2017

A group of MPH graduate students won first place in the WHO’s Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (AHPSR) essay competition.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 15:15

The South African sugar tax is based on solid science and is a step in the right direction, say UCT health sciences researchers.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 14:00

Four candidates from the Next Generation Professoriate (NGP) have been promoted to professor or associate professor level in the most recent round of ad hominem promotions.

Publication Date:
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 14:15

Tolu Oni’s research addresses the challenges facing people and healthcare in the urban setting. Article published in the Mail & Guardian.

Publication Date:
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 10:30