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.
Farewell to outgoing and welcome to new HOD and Director of the School
The School expressed its thanks and appreciation at a function held on 25 May 2017 to Prof Mohamed Jeebhay whose term as HOD/Director ends on 30 June 2017 and welcomed Prof Landon Myer as he commences his 5-year term as HOD/Director on 1 July 2017.
A/Prof Tolu Oni to lead Global Young Academy
Tolu has been elected to jointly lead the Global Young Academy (GYA) as co-chair for 2017/18. As co-hair she will represent the GYA worldwide, engage with a range of influential leaders and organisations.
NSTF Award for emerging researchers
A/Prof John Ataguba, Health Economics Unit, was awarded the TW Kambule-NSTF Award for emerging researchers at the 19th National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF)-South32 Awards Gala Dinner held on 29 June 2017.
PHILA Lifetime Achievement Award to Prof Leslie London
The award, in recognition of long-term commitment to strengthening population health through teaching, research and service was awarded to Leslie at the 2017 PHASA Conference Gala Dinner on 06 Sept 2017.



Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Safety of medicines and vaccines in pregnancy under the spotlight at UCT workshop

The Centre for Infectious Diseases Epidemiology and Research (CIDER) hosted a workshop aimed at building capacity in Africa for the surveillance of poor birth outcomes by developing the science of teratovigilance in October 2017.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 09:30
Dodgy liquor sold in townships

Cheap alcoholic drinks with vague labels and unspecified contents are being sold in townships in violation of liquor laws.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 07:45
John Ataguba: 'I made a vow to myself that I would rewrite my story'

A/Prof John Ataguba has been the recipient of numerous awards recognising his prowess as both an economist and a teacher.

Publication Date:
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:45
How scientists can help make the sustainable development goals a reality

A/Prof Tolu Oni was lead discussant at a session at the UN High level Political Forum on sustainable development. The Ministerial meeting took place at the UN Headquarters New York on 14 July 2017.

Publication Date:
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 09:15