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.



Friday, 22 March 2019
Open Day at Vredenburg Provincial Hospital

The University of Cape Town’s Vredenburg Rural Training site organised and hosted an Open Day at the Vredenburg Provincial Hospital for the second consecutive year on 26 July 2018.

Publication Date:
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 - 13:00
Ad Hominem Promotion in the School

Congratulations to Dr Liz Gwyther on her Ad Hominem promotion.

Publication Date:
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 - 14:30
Academy of Medical Sciences Newton Advanced Fellowship awarded to A/Prof Maia Lesosky

Congratulations to A/Prof Maia Lesosky who has been awarded a Newton Advanced Fellowship from the Royal Society, in partnership with the Academy of Medical Sciences.

Publication Date:
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 - 09:15
Congratulations to MMed students who passed the College of Medicine Exams

Congratulations to all MMed students in the School who passed the College of Medicine Examination in October 2018.

Publication Date:
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 - 11:00