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 Rodney Ehrlich delivered valedictory address at School's Annual Research Day
Prof Ehrlich, former Head of Occupational Medicine Division delivered his valedictory address to coincide with the School's 4th Annual Research Day held 15 Sept 2016
Keynote address on environmental toxicology, A/Prof Andrea Rother
Andrea presented the keynote speech at the 1st International & 19th National Conference on Environmental Health and Sustainable Development, 22-24 October 2016, Tehran, Iran
SASOM Occupational Medicine Medal awarded to Dr Dorothy Ngajilo
The medal was awarded to the best candidate in the national Occupational Medicine examinations of the CMSA held in Durban on 18 May 2017
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.



Saturday, 24 June 2017
Success for Next Generation Professoriate

Four candidates from the Next Generation Professoriate (NGP) have been promoted to professor or associate professor level in the most recent round of ad hominem promotions.

Publication Date:
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 14:15
Understanding patterns in urban disease

Tolu Oni’s research addresses the challenges facing people and healthcare in the urban setting. Article published in the Mail & Guardian.

Publication Date:
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 10:30
UCT students tackle food insecurity

A group of fourth-year UCT medical students are dedicated to bringing awareness to food insecurity in local communities.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 15:00
Unsafe abortions put women in peril

A 19-year-old Johannesburg student, deprived of both private healthcare and the basic information about how to access abortion services at public health facilities, died last year after complications arising from an unsafe abortion.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 15:00