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Four doctoral students in the School graduated in July 2017
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 13:15

Congratulations to Prof Helene Schneider, Naomi Lince-Deroche, Alison Swartz, Annibale Cois on graduating with their PhDs on Friday 14 July 2017.

UCT Public Health's global rankings
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 08:00

UCT Public Health ranked 40th on list of Academic Rankings of the World's Universities.

NSTF Award for Emerging Researchers to A/Prof John Ataguba
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 09:45

Congratulations to A/Prof John Ataguba on receiving a NSTF Award for Emerging Researchers at a Gala Dinner on 29 June 2017.

Tolu Oni to lead Global Young Academy
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 10:00

A/Prof Tolu Oni has been elected to jointly lead the Global Young Academy (GYA) as co-chair for 2017/18.

Farewell to outgoing HOD and Welcome to new HOD and Director of the School
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 13:15

The School, at the recent staff tea on 25 May 2017 expressed their thanks and appreciation to Prof Mohamed Jeebhay whose 5 year term as Head of Department and Director of the School comes to an end on 30 June 2017.

South Africa: Case study on working time organization and its effects in the health services sector
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 09:15

The present working paper explores the complex issues around working time organization and their effects in the health services sector in South Africa.

SASOM Occupational Medicine Medal awarded to Dr Dorothy Ngajilo
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 10:45

Congratulations to Dorothy on being awarded the SASOM Medal by the Colleges of Medicine on 18 May 2017.

“They must understand we are people”: Pregnancy and maternity service use among signing Deaf women in Cape Town
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 10:00

A recent study based in the Public Health Medicine Division is the first study of its kind from Sub-Saharan Africa and the latest from a long term project since 2004, which aims to advance access to health care for signing Deaf people and to bring their needs to the attention of the health authorities.

A/Prof John Ataguba shortlisted as finalist in 2016/2017 NSTF-South32 Awards
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 09:00

Congratulations to John on being shortlisted as a finalist in the 2016/2017 NSTF-South32 Awards.

Petition to the South African government to support the proposal by 12 African countries to amend the Rotterdam Convention at COP8
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 14:30

The School of Public Health and Family Medicine joins forces with various civil society organisations urging the South African government to uphold our national position on asbestos at the global level by promoting and supporting the proposed amendment to the Rotterdam Convention of listing chrysotile asbestos as a hazardous substance.

MPH Health Systems Track Students - Winners of WHO Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research Essay Competition
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 15:15

A group of MPH graduate students won first place in the WHO’s Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (AHPSR) essay competition.

Sugar tax is not pie in the sky
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 14:00

The South African sugar tax is based on solid science and is a step in the right direction, say UCT health sciences researchers.