A long-standing collaboration between researchers in the Division of Public Health Medicine in the School of Public Health and Family Medicine, and Health committees in the Cape Metro, in partnership with other community groups and health NGOs, has helped communities to take action to address the COVID-19 epidemic.
The Webinar was held on 16 August 2021 and part of a collaborative project led by the Public Heath Medicine Division involving UCT, University of Stellenbosch, Great Lakes University of Kisumu, the Cameroonian Bioethics Initiative and the American University of Beirut, was aimed at Research Ethics Committees and Science Granting Councils across sub-Saharan Africa.
The Health Policy and Systems Division in the School of Public Health and Family Medicine coordinates the Health Policy Analysis (HPA) Fellowship programme, a mentorship programme for PhD scholars registered in universities located in low and middle income countries (LMIC).
The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) School of Public Health and Family Medicine (SPHFM) has started a new health promotion campaign to raise awareness about the importance of early antenatal care, focusing on various communities around Cape Town.
Congratulations to Dr Itumeleng Ntatamala on receiving the Silver Award in the category of “Inspirational Support Employee” in the Western Cape Government (Health) Service Excellence Awards for 2020 held on 02 June 2021.
Lara Dugas, an Honorary Professor in Human Biology at the University of Cape Town, has been awarded a prestigious AXA Research Chair, titled The AXA Research Chair in Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Epidemiology.