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.
2018 AG Oettlé Memorial Award to Prof Jennifer Moodley
This award is in recognition of Jennifer's research excellence in the field of cancer and to acknowledge contributions to cancer control in SA and a credit to her outstanding work, including leadership of the Cancer Research Initiative.
SPH&FM mourns the death of Professor Bongani Mayosi
Prof Mayosi, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT was a dedicated clinician, passionate educator, world-renowned researcher and inspiring leader. His warmth, caring and energy inspired all who knew him. He will be missed dearly.
CIDER made World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for HIV Epidemiology and Research
The Collaborating Centre is based on CIDER’s longstanding contributions to WHO policy through research and innovation, including areas of health information systems, epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and analyses of patients receiving antiretroviral therapy.
Lifetime Service Award to the field of Health Policy and Systems Research to Prof Lucy Gilson
The award was presented to Lucy, one of the leading scholars of health policy analysis in low- and middle-income countries, on 10 October 2018 at the 5th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Liverpool, UK.



Thursday, 21 March 2019
The Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics presents “Introduction to R” Workshops

The first of three "Introduction to R" workshops led by the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics started in the second week of March 2019.

Publication Date:
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 - 08:15
Service Excellence Awards to Dr Mosedi Namane & Juanita Arendse

Dr Sedi Namane and Juanita Arendse received Bronze Awards at the Annual Premier's Service Excellence Awards on 05 Dec 2018.

Publication Date:
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 - 09:00
UCT CIDER/SPHFM study shows power cuts associated with 10% increased risk of hospital admissions in children

As South Africans face the threat of more load shedding, a first-of-a-kind study has revealed the cost that planned blackouts are having on the health of children.

Publication Date:
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 - 08:30
Health economist promoting African voices

Assoc Prof John Ataguba is the only African representative on the Global Future Council on Health and Healthcare.

Publication Date:
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 - 10:30