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.
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.
A/Prof Tolu Oni to lead Global Young Academy
Tolu has been elected to jointly lead the Global Young Academy (GYA) as co-chair for 2017/18. As co-hair she will represent the GYA worldwide, engage with a range of influential leaders and organisations.
NSTF Award for emerging researchers
A/Prof John Ataguba, Health Economics Unit, was awarded the TW Kambule-NSTF Award for emerging researchers at the 19th National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF)-South32 Awards Gala Dinner held on 29 June 2017.



Sunday, 23 July 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