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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.
Prof Di McIntyre delivers valedictory address
Di McIntyre, a legend in health economics circles, made an impassioned plea to Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi in her valedictory lecture on 9 Nov 2017. Di retires at the end of 2017.
Results of the School Language survey out!
An online survey of languages spoken in the School was conducted during Feb 2018. More than 250 staff and students responded. The results speak to the remarkable linguistic diversity across the School: 57% of respondents were staff and 43% students
President of Convocation Medal (2017) awarded to Dr Sophia Kisting Cairncross
Honorary occupational medicine specialist, Dr Sophia Kisting Cairncross, was awarded the President of Convocation Medal at the graduation ceremony held 5 April 2018.
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.


 

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Friday, 25 May 2018
Farewell to Retirees in the School

The School bid farewell to three long-standing colleagues at a special occasion to acknowledge their invaluable contributions to the School.

Publication Date:
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 14:45
Should medical students learn sign language? A pilot introductory course for Third Year MBChB students

In November this year, third year medical students completed a short pilot course to introduce them to South African Sign Language (SASL).

Publication Date:
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 09:15
Prof Di McIntyre’s final plea to health minister

Prof Di McIntyre, a legend in health economics circles, made an impassioned plea to Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi in her valedictory lecture on 9 November 2017.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 12:45
UCT’s Brightest Young Minds 2017

Nine UCT students and alumni have started their journey as part of top 100 of the continent’s Brightest Young Minds.

Publication Date:
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 08:30

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