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A/Prof Mosedi Namane selected as Lancet Commissioner
Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 11:15

Associate Professor Sedi Namane has been selected as a Lancet commissioner on Primary Care Osteoarthritis from 2020 to 2022.

World Environmental Health Day 2020
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 - 10:00

Saturday 26 September 2020 marked World Environmental Health Day. The theme this year "Environmental Health, A Key Public Health Intervention in Disease Pandemic Prevention"

Children, pests and poisons: A toxic layering
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 09:15

Why are more and more children in Cape Town’s informal settlements being accidentally poisoned by illegal pesticides?

Lessons from a Pandemic: Division of Public Health Medicine
Fri, 24 Jul 2020 - 08:45

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. 

Florence Phelanyane presents at AIDS 2020 Virtual Conference
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 08:30

Florence Phelanyane, an MPH student on the Epidemiology and Biostatistics track presented elements of her MPH project at the AIDS 2020 Virtual Conference which took place from 06 to 10 July 2020.

A small team, with a large footprint, plays major role in South African workplace health and safety in the midst of COVID-19
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 - 14:30

“COVID-19 has forced us to delve deep into our inner resources to appreciate our common humanity and use our skills and creativity to act with unreserved solidarity and compassion in facing the challenges in our workplaces and broader community,” says Prof Mohamed Jeebhay, Head of the Division of Occupational Medicine.

CMSA Press Release on Public Transport
Wed, 01 Jul 2020 - 10:00

CMSA Press Release Clear evidence for restrictions on public transport exists.

Indiscriminate and widespread inappropriate use of disinfectants are hazardous to health
Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 07:15

The Occupational Medicine Division has been at the forefront of highlighting the inappropriate disinfectant practices that are being promoted by commercial companies in the midst of COVID-19.

First Global Surgery Webinar
Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 10:30

The First Webinar in a new Global Surgery Webinar Series was held by the Surgical Society at UCT on 10 June 2020.

UCT’s Faculty of Health Sciences involvement at the CTICC Hospital
Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 09:45

The facility at the Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC) was officially opened by the President, Minister of Health and Western Cape Premier on Friday, 5 June 2020.

COVID-19 and the school response: Looking back to learn what we can do better
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 - 10:30

Nandi Siegfried, a UCT graduate and Cathy Mathews, an Honorary Associate Professor in the School set out the evidence base that should inform best policy options.

Navigating Covid-19 Course
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 - 10:15

Dr Nisha Jacob, Senior Lecturer in the Division of Public Health Medicine, together with Professor Francois Cilliers from the Department of Health Sciences Education, with the support of various staff members put together a 2-week short course called Navigating COVID-19.