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Five Doctoral Students in the School Graduated on Fri 12 Jul 2019
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 - 14:30

Congratulations to Liz Gwyther, Hanne Haricharan, Lorna Olckers, Tammy Philips and Ingrid van der Heijden on graduating with their PhDs on Friday 12 July 2019.

UCT Public Health's Global Rankings
Mon, 08 Jul 2019 - 10:15

The Academic Ranking of the World's Universities has released its latest rankings in Public Health, and it's exciting to see UCT ranked in the range 50-75.

Faculty of Health Sciences Start-up Emerging Researcher Award to colleagues in the School
Fri, 05 Jul 2019 - 12:45

Congratulations to Ntsiki Mapukata and Marsha Orgill on being awarded the 2019 FHS Start-up Emerging Researcher Award.

Team Carer of the Year Award to GSH Incapacity Management Committee
Tue, 02 Jul 2019 - 08:45

Congratulations to the Occupational Medicine Division and the Groote Schuur Hospital Team on receiving the "Team Carer of the Year" Award at the GSH 80th Anniversary Excellence Award function on 22 June 2019.

Itumeleng Ntatamala, M&G top 200 young South Africans for 2019
Mon, 01 Jul 2019 - 11:15

Congratulations to Itumeleng Ntatamala, Occupational Medicine Registrar, on being listed on the Mail and Guardian 200 young South Africans charting new territories in work and health.

Renewal of the SARChI Research Chair in Global Environmental Health
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 - 09:30

Congratulations to Professor Aqiel Dalvie on the renewal of the South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI) in Global Environmental Health for the next five- year cycle.

Staff Tea celebrating Africa Month
Fri, 31 May 2019 - 09:30

The Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research (CIDER) hosted the May Staff Tea with an Africa Day theme. 

A fit of the vapers – the case against e-cigarettes
Tue, 28 May 2019 - 10:45

E-cigarettes are heavily promoted as a ‘healthy’ alternative to smoking tobacco as advanced in an article in Daily Maverick, 14 May 2019.

Dying for Gold Documentary and Justice for Miners Campaign
Mon, 20 May 2019 - 12:45

The Occupational Medicine Division recently hosted the screening of the much acclaimed documentary film ‘Dying for Gold’. The film explores the real cost of deep level gold mining in South Africa over the past century, and the legacy of occupational lung diseases such as silicosis and/or tuberculosis, death, poverty and inequality that has left its indelible mark on the Southern African continent.

Assessing the health impacts of transnational corporations
Fri, 17 May 2019 - 13:45

A recent report in Croakey, an online independent in-depth social journalism platform for health, recently featured research from the Public Health Medicine Division in collaboration with colleagues in Australia.

Pesticide Poisoning Prevention: Environmental Health Division Develops Educational Flip Chart
Tue, 07 May 2019 - 12:30

Professor Hanna-Andrea Rother handed over the prototype of a flip chart developed by her Street Pesticide project to the City of Cape Town on 03 May 2019.

Epidemiology & Biostatistics Division donate nappies to new moms at GSH
Tue, 30 Apr 2019 - 15:00

The Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics recently donated over 100 packs of new born nappies to the Neonatal Unit at Groote Schuur Hospital for moms in need.