Statement from Dean's Office
The leadership of the Faculty of Health Sciences, comprising the Deanery and Heads of Department, hereby states its position on the current ‘Rhodes must fall’ campaign, which has sparked unprecedented debate and activism at UCT.
Two researchers' journey from AIDS despair to an age of hope
Professors Robin Wood and Linda–Gail Bekker have won the 2014 Alan Pifer Award for excellence in research, treatment, training and prevention of HIV–related diseases and infections in Southern Africa.
Major neurosciences initiative launched at UCT & Groote Schuur
A major neurosciences initiative has been launched at UCT's Faculty of Health Sciences in partnership with Groote Schuur academic hospital complex.


Sunday, 19 April 2015

World Cancer Day is a unique opportunity to raise awareness that there is much that can be done at an individual, community and governmental level, to address the burden of cancer. The theme for the 2015 World Cancer Day “Not Beyond Us” points to the fact that solutions do exist across the continuum of cancer, and that they are within our reach.

Publication Date:
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 09:45

When UCT alumnus David Barnes first lost his sense of smell, he had little idea of the life journey on which it would take him – culminating in his R25-million donation to the Neurosciences Initiative at UCT and Groote Schuur Hospital.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 12:00

On the 28th of March 2015, representatives from the Clinical Infectious Diseases Research Initiative (CIDRI) held a World TB Day event at the Ubuntu Clinic in Khayelitsha. 

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 09:45

In commemoration of World TB Day 24 March 2015, a short video on the PredArt TB-IRIS clinical trial being conducted by A/Prof Graeme Meintjes and colleagues has been released as part of the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) presentation to the European parliament. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 15:30