How can we transform the professoriate?
Dean-designate Bongani Mayosi outlines what can be done to grow and fast-track a new cohort of black and women professors in the Faculty of Health Sciences, using his own career path as a case study.
EMS for Dummies
UCT Clinical Skills Centre partnered with the SA Red Cross Air Mercy Service for a master class with the Bristol Medical Simulation Centre.
"Bold" Mpolokeng believes in the beauty of her dreams
When Kentse Mpolokeng took up an nGAP* lectureship in anatomy at UCT at the beginning of this year, she was fulfilling a career ambition that she had spelled out to an interview panel years ago.
Biomarker discovery offers hope for new TB vaccine
A team of scientists from UCT, Oxford University and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine have made a discovery that reveals how we can improve development of more effective vaccines against tuberculosis.


Friday, 6 May 2016

HAICU and the Faculty of Health Sciences Students’ Council recently hosted “Intersections of Freedom” in an event held on the health sciences campus.

Publication Date:
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:00

“Will the next Einstein be an African woman?” asked the Huffington Post in a story published last month. If the answer turns out to be yes, this reincarnation could be Tolullah (Tolu) Oni, Senior Lecturer in the Division of Public Health Medicine at the University of Cape Town (UCT). 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 16:00

Three simple solutions to prevent heart attacks and stroke worldwide have been proven effective by an international team led by Hamilton medical researchers.

Publication Date:
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 08:45

A landmark study published this month in the leading medical journal, The Lancet, reports the discovery of a blood test that can predict whether someone is likely to develop tuberculosis (TB) disease, long before the disease manifests. 

Publication Date:
Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 15:30