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.
Dr Sophia Kisting-Cairncross delivers keynote address in tribute to Jock McCulloch
The Occupational Medicine Division hosted a seminar and exhibition in honour of historian, Jock McCulloch on 17 May 2018. Dr Sophia Kisting-Cairncross, honorary occupational medicine consultant in the Division delivered the keynote address.
A website and app for the Deaf
Fourth-year medical students are developing an app that they are hoping will improve the lives of deaf patients using healthcare facilities – and their understanding of common diseases.
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.



Wednesday, 19 September 2018
Asbestos Blues and the Politics of Silicosis in South African Gold Mines – A tribute to Jock McCulloch

A seminar and exhibition in honour of historian, Jock McCulloch was hosted by the Occupational Medicine Division on 17 May 2018.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 12:45
Maths boot camp

On 13 & 14 April the Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research (CIDER) and the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics hosted a maths boot camp for 40 grade 11 learners from Gugulethu’s Fezeka High School.

Publication Date:
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 09:15
President of Convocation Medal (2017) awarded to Dr Sophia Kisting-Cairncross

Honorary occupational medicine specialist in our School, Dr Sophia Kisting Cairncross, was awarded the President of Convocation Medal (2017) at the graduation ceremony held on 5 April 2018.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 11:30
SPH&FM epidemiologists on the international stage

Several early-stage researchers in the Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics in the School presented their work at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in March 2018.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 09:15