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.



Friday, 3 April 2020
Update on the Global Coronavirus Epidemic

The School hosted a Special Seminar on the Global Coronavirus Epidemic on Friday 07 February 2020.

Publication Date:
Thu, 13 Feb 2020 - 08:30
Meet the Researchers without Borders

Eight PhD candidates from across sub-Saharan Africa have been selected to participate in the inaugural Researchers without Borders programme. Of these students, two are in the Public Health Medicine Division, one in Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division, one in Health Economics Division and one an ex MPH student.

Publication Date:
Wed, 29 Jan 2020 - 09:00
Four doctoral students in the School graduated on 12 December 2019

Congratulations to Kirsty Brittain, Hussein Mwanga, Bey-Marrie Schmidt and Nicola Foster on graduating with their PhDs on Thursday 12 December 2019.

Publication Date:
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 - 12:15
UCT shines at L’Oréal-UNESCO sub-Saharan Africa

Mweete Nglazi, PhD candidate in the Division of Health Economics, one of two UCT researchers were selected as recipients of the 2019 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa Young Talents Awards.

Publication Date:
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 - 07:45