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
COVID-19 and Occupational Health and Safety

The Occupational Medicine Division has been very active on workplace issues related to COVID-19 aimed at the South African workforce in general and the health workforce in particular.

Publication Date:
Mon, 04 May 2020 - 10:45
UCT to lead network on tackling mine dust

Breathing in toxic mine dust has had a devastating effect on many mineworkers and communities.

Publication Date:
Thu, 23 Apr 2020 - 13:30
Guidance on COVID-19 and Medical Masking

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

Publication Date:
Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 15:15
Guidance on COVID-19 and Cloth Face Masks

There is widespread pressure to call for cloth masks to be available publicly as a COVID-19 prevention strategy. 

Publication Date:
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 - 13:00