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UCT Researcher awarded AXA Research Chair
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 - 12:15

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. 

Statement regarding claims made against Professor Leslie London in the School of Public Health & Family Medicine, related to the River Club development in Cape Town
Mon, 24 May 2021 - 12:30

On 15 May, an email was circulated widely regarding Professor Leslie London’s activities with the Observatory Civic Association (OCA) related to the highly contentious proposed River Club development.

World Family Doctor Day 2021
Wed, 19 May 2021 - 09:30

The theme of this year’s World Family Doctor Day celebrated on 19 May 2021 is “Building the future with family doctors”.

Poster Awards: 2020 Virtual Research Poster Event
Mon, 03 May 2021 - 11:30

The School of Public Health and Family Medicine is pleased to announce the winners of the Poster Awards for its 2020 Virtual Research Event.

After 10 Years, the Postgraduate Diploma in Pesticide Risk Management Onsite Teaching Goes Online!
Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 10:30

Twenty new students from various African countries successfully navigated two-weeks of teaching on Zoom from 22 February to 5 March 2021!

Division of Environmental Health Awards First Rufus Swangaza Scholarship
Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 11:30

The Division of Environmental Health created the Rufus Swangaza Scholarship in 2020 in commemoration of Mr Rufus Swangaza, who died prematurely and unexpectedly in 2020.

Access to safe and effective vaccines – a matter of social justice
Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 10:30

Germany is host to a number of companies that have or are in the process of developing vaccines for COVID-19.

Congratulations to Muzzammil Ismail
Mon, 08 Feb 2021 - 10:00

A huge congratulations to Muzzammil Ismail who was one of 20 students across the world who were named as winners in the Reimagine Challenge.

UCT FHS Oath-taking ceremony 2020, congratulations to the Class of 2020
Tue, 12 Jan 2021 - 13:15

In this video, current staff and alumni reflect on the commitment students are making and their future role as health professionals.

Pesticides affecting children’s cognitive performance in agricultural areas, says study
Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 11:45

Children living in agricultural areas may experience headaches and reduced cognitive performance due to exposure to various pesticides in their daily lives.

Pregnancy, obesity and HIV explored in new study
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 - 12:00

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 interview with Dr Itumeleng Ntatamala on burnout in health care workers
Tue, 17 Nov 2020 - 08:15

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.