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.



Wednesday, 26 February 2020
MPH Environmental health students conduct Pesticide Risk Management training in the Northern Cape

MPH students from the Division of Environmental Health conducted Pesticide Risk Management training on 31 October 2019 in the Northern Cape Province as part of the annual Municipal Health Services Summit held in the Gamagara Local Municipality.

Publication Date:
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 - 10:45
Claims and evidence: How safe is vaping?

Earlier this year, there was a heated (sic) exchange in the Daily Maverick over the merits and demerits of e-cigarettes. Daily Maverick opinionista, Ivo Vegter, published an opinion piece calling on the World Health Organisation to support vaping and e-cigarette use as a positive harm reduction strategy.

Publication Date:
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 - 09:30
Money and the politics of aspiration - A/Prof Susan Cleary

In this article, Sue Cleary reflects on some key economics issues within the NHI and how we might gain better value from the public health system (even within existing budget constraints).

Publication Date:
Thu, 31 Oct 2019 - 12:15
Faculty's Best Publication Awards highlights outstanding work of young researchers

The Faculty of Health Sciences honoured its best and brightest with the annual Best Publication Awards for young investigators.

Publication Date:
Wed, 30 Oct 2019 - 10:45