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.
Prof Di McIntyre delivers valedictory address
Di McIntyre, a legend in health economics circles, made an impassioned plea to Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi in her valedictory lecture on 9 Nov 2017. Di retires at the end of 2017.
Results of the School Language survey out!
An online survey of languages spoken in the School was conducted during Feb 2018. More than 250 staff and students responded. The results speak to the remarkable linguistic diversity across the School: 57% of respondents were staff and 43% students
President of Convocation Medal (2017) awarded to Dr Sophia Kisting Cairncross
Honorary occupational medicine specialist, Dr Sophia Kisting Cairncross, was awarded the President of Convocation Medal at the graduation ceremony held 5 April 2018.
Dr Sophia Kisting-Cairncross delivers keynote address in tribute to Jock McCulloch
The Occupational Medicine Division hosted a seminar and exhibition in honour of historian, Jock McCulloch on 17 May 2018. Dr Sophia Kisting-Cairncross, honorary occupational medicine consultant in the Division delivered the keynote address.



Friday, 25 May 2018
Development of Registrar programme in public health medicine at WSU

Division of Public Health Medicine working with the Department of Public Health at Walter Sisulu University to support their development of a registrar programme in Public Health Medicine.

Publication Date:
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 11:30
Congratulations to A/Prof John Ataguba on renewal of SARChI research chair

SARChI research chair in “Health and Wealth in South Africa” renewed.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 12:45
School end-of-year event 2017

The School’s year-end function was held on 06 Dec 2017 at Jonkershuis, Constantia.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:30
Early Career Award for Best Publication in 2016

Congratulations to Lucy Cunnama, Health Economics Division

Publication Date:
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 10:45