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.
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.
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.