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.
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.
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Tuesday, 20 October 2020
Indiscriminate and widespread inappropriate use of disinfectants are hazardous to health

The Occupational Medicine Division has been at the forefront of highlighting the inappropriate disinfectant practices that are being promoted by commercial companies in the midst of COVID-19.

Publication Date:
Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 07:15
First Global Surgery Webinar

The First Webinar in a new Global Surgery Webinar Series was held by the Surgical Society at UCT on 10 June 2020.

Publication Date:
Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 10:30
UCT’s Faculty of Health Sciences involvement at the CTICC Hospital

The facility at the Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC) was officially opened by the President, Minister of Health and Western Cape Premier on Friday, 5 June 2020.

Publication Date:
Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 09:45
COVID-19 and the school response: Looking back to learn what we can do better

Nandi Siegfried, a UCT graduate and Cathy Mathews, an Honorary Associate Professor in the School set out the evidence base that should inform best policy options.

Publication Date:
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 - 10:30