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.
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.
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.



Saturday, 6 June 2020
Dr Randall Ortel leads COVID-19 related initiatives in his own community

Dr Randall Ortel, 3rd year Registrar in Family Medicine shares his story with the Faculty and the School, following the community-orientated primary care approach to lead COVID-19 related initiatives in his own community. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 18 May 2020 - 13:30
Guidance on COVID-19 and Rational Testing

As cases of COVID-19 rise exponentially, pressures on the laboratories to test for COVID-19 are escalating and making it an urgent priority to have a rational approach to the use of scarce testing kits for SARS-CoV-2.

Publication Date:
Mon, 18 May 2020 - 13:15
The COVID-19 Workplace Medical Passport - A joint initiative of UCT and UKZN

The COVID19 Workplace Medical Passport is a screening tool for workplaces that has been developed by Profs Rajen Naidoo (UKZN) and Mohamed Jeebhay (UCT) – both occupational medicine specialists, currently active at national and provincial levels in addressing workplace impacts of the epidemic.

Publication Date:
Fri, 15 May 2020 - 14:00
Guidance on COVID-19 in the School Environment

The Task Team for the College of Public Health Medicine has released its fourth guidance document on COVID-19.

Publication Date:
Mon, 04 May 2020 - 11:45