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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.
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Virtual Research Poster Event 2020
Virtual Research Poster Event Launches Thur 26 November 2020 ~ Theme: "Researching Public Health". The Poster Event will be asynchronous to allow maximum engagement.
UCT rises in research rankings
The 2021 US News & World Report Best Global Universities rankings holds UCT at 36th in public, environmental and occupational health, and 53rd in social sciences and public health. Wonderful recognition of our outstanding work!


Sunday, 24 January 2021
CMSA Press Release on Public Transport

CMSA Press Release Clear evidence for restrictions on public transport exists.

Publication Date:
Wed, 01 Jul 2020 - 10:00
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