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NIOH Remembrance day to prevent workplace injuries, diseases and fatalities
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 09:15

The National Institute for Occupational Health held a Remembrance Day Commemoration to pay tribute to all those colleagues and acknowledge those workers that have lost their lives during the course of their duty.

Guest Blog Post: A Student Finds Her Path By Doing An International Internship
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 09:30

Mayara Fontes, PhD candidate in the School, gives an account of her educational trajectory from an unsure student, to a published research author, to a student with a clear career path and a bright future in the field of international health economics. 

A properly implemented NHI can help bridge divides in a fractured country
Monday, September 3, 2018 - 09:30

What is the NHI and what does it have in common with land expropriation? Both have the potential to build social solidarity across race, gender and class. Structural mechanisms of redistribution are vital to ensure we move beyond the ideals of transformation, towards a society that really does benefit everyone who lives in it.

Will NHI and Medical Schemes Amendment Bills offer appropriate response to healthcare crisis?
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 08:45

The publication of the NHI and Medical Schemes Amendment Bills in June this year is an indication of the political importance being attached to health issues as we move towards the 2019 elections.

Screening of Red Zone Paramedics in Tafelsig
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 14:00

Red Zone Paramedics, a short documentary film about an ambulance crew working the night shift on New Year’s Eve in Mitchell's Plain screened at the Thusong Hall in Tafelsig on 11 August 2018.

UCT CIDER/SPHFM study shows power cuts associated with 10% increased risk of hospital admissions in children
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 10:00

As South Africans face the threat of more load shedding, a first-of-a-kind study has revealed the cost that planned blackouts are having on the health of children.

No alcohol advertising in sport Indaba
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 09:00

The inherent conflict of interest of alcohol sponsorship in sport was brought in sharp focus at an INDABA co-hosted by the South African Alcohol Policy Alliance (SAAPA) and the School of Public Health and Family Medicine on 27 June 2018.

2018 AG Oettlé Memorial Award to Prof Jennifer Moodley
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 13:45

Professor Jennifer Moodley has been awarded the 2018 AG Oettlé Memorial Award from the Cancer Society of South African (CANSA).

Celebration of the life of Dr Trudy Thomas
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 11:45

The Faculty of Health Sciences held a memorial for Dr Trudy Thomas on Thursday 21 June 2018.

Visiting scholar award from the Vanderbilt Institute of Global Health to Tammy Phillips
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 10:00

Tammy Phillips (Research fellow and PhD student in the Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics) received a visiting scholar award from the Vanderbilt Institute of Global Health (VIGH) in Nashville.

A website and app for the Deaf
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:00

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.

Executive Programme for Global Health Leadership
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:00

Health Policy and System (HPS) Division to host the fellows of the Executive Programme in Cape Town in the week of 17 June 2018.