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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.
2018 AG Oettlé Memorial Award to Prof Jennifer Moodley
This award is in recognition of Jennifer's research excellence in the field of cancer and to acknowledge contributions to cancer control in SA and a credit to her outstanding work, including leadership of the Cancer Research Initiative.
SPH&FM mourns the death of Professor Bongani Mayosi
Prof Mayosi, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT was a dedicated clinician, passionate educator, world-renowned researcher and inspiring leader. His warmth, caring and energy inspired all who knew him. He will be missed dearly.
CIDER made World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for HIV Epidemiology and Research
The Collaborating Centre is based on CIDER’s longstanding contributions to WHO policy through research and innovation, including areas of health information systems, epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and analyses of patients receiving antiretroviral therapy.
Lifetime Service Award to the field of Health Policy and Systems Research to Prof Lucy Gilson
The award was presented to Lucy, one of the leading scholars of health policy analysis in low- and middle-income countries, on 10 October 2018 at the 5th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Liverpool, UK.


 

News

Monday, 12 November 2018
A properly implemented NHI can help bridge divides in a fractured country

What is the NHI and what does it have in common with land expropriation? Both have the potential to build social solidarity across race, gender and class. Structural mechanisms of redistribution are vital to ensure we move beyond the ideals of transformation, towards a society that really does benefit everyone who lives in it.

Publication Date:
Monday, September 3, 2018 - 09:30
Will NHI and Medical Schemes Amendment Bills offer appropriate response to healthcare crisis?

The publication of the NHI and Medical Schemes Amendment Bills in June this year is an indication of the political importance being attached to health issues as we move towards the 2019 elections.

Publication Date:
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 08:45
Screening of Red Zone Paramedics in Tafelsig

Red Zone Paramedics, a short documentary film about an ambulance crew working the night shift on New Year’s Eve in Mitchell's Plain screened at the Thusong Hall in Tafelsig on 11 August 2018.

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 14:00
UCT CIDER/SPHFM study shows power cuts associated with 10% increased risk of hospital admissions in children

As South Africans face the threat of more load shedding, a first-of-a-kind study has revealed the cost that planned blackouts are having on the health of children.

Publication Date:
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 10:00

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