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.
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.
Itumeleng Ntatamala, M&G top 200 young South Africans for 2019
Ituemeleng Ntatamala, Occupational Medicine Registrar was recently named in the Mail & Guardian’s prestigious list of 200 Young South African trail-blazers selected from amongst 6000 outstanding nominees under the age of 35 across South Africa.



Saturday, 24 August 2019
UCT team’s central role in R5-bn settlement for gold miners with silicosis and TB

Dr Shahieda Adams and Prof Mohamed Jeebhay were part of a team that played an integral role in providing technical medical input to the legal arguments in South Africa’s historic R5-billion settlement for the gold miners who contracted silicosis and/or pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) at work.

Publication Date:
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 - 08:30
Prof Mohamed Jeebhay delivers presentation at the South African National Occupational Health and Safety Conference

Prof Mohamed Jeebhay delivered a presentation on Respiratory Disorders in the Chemical Industry at the South African National Occupational Health and Safety Conference held in Gauteng 24-26 July 2019.

Publication Date:
Wed, 07 Aug 2019 - 12:45
Mandela Day 2019

On Mandela Day, 18 July 2019, CIDER and the Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics supported the Gugulethu Midwife Obstetric Unit to provide a meal for women coming for their antenatal care.

Publication Date:
Fri, 02 Aug 2019 - 12:30
Second Annual Gugulethu-UCT Research Indaba

The Second Annual Gugulethu-UCT Research Indaba was held in Gugulethu on Thursday 18 July 2019.

Publication Date:
Fri, 02 Aug 2019 - 08:00