The Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics has secured a R120 million grant from the United States (US) National Institutes of Health for a new birth cohort study to examine obesity in pregnant women living with HIV, as well as their children.
BBC News Africa live presentation on burnout in health workers - Interview with Dr Itumeleng Ntatamala and his Kenyan colleague on protecting the mental health of health workers and promoting occupational health and safety in the workplace.
The 2021 US News & World Report Best Global Universities rankings holds UCT at 36th in public, environmental and occupational health, and 53rd in social sciences and public health. Wonderful recognition of our outstanding work!
A/Prof Mary-Ann Davies (Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research)
Promotion to Associate Professor
Dr Virginia Zweigenthal (Public Health Medicine Division)
Promotion to Senior Research Officer
Dr Tamsin Phillips (Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division)
These promotions are an important recognition of each individual’s achievements in teaching, research and social engagement, as well as their contributions to the leadership and management of the University.
Team work. Collaboration. Learning and adapting. Building resilience. And showing vulnerability. These are some of the key lessons emerging from public health experts working at the cutting edge of the pandemic in the Division of Public Health Medicine, led by Professor Leslie London.