Graduation 2014
Among the special family moments at the ceremony was the "double" for MBChB graduate Jessica Posel Price, who was capped by her father, Vice-Chancellor Dr Max Price & hooded by her mother, Prof Deborah Posel.
Ebola fighters win TIME's Person of the Year award
"They risked and persisted, sacrificed and saved," writes TIME magazine editor Nancy Gibbs of this year's Person of the Year awardees. Not one face, but many: nurses, doctors, epidemiologist, pharmacists, and others.
Final-year students celebrate & say farewell at results bash
The anticipation was palpable at this year’s annual FHS Undergraduate Final Year Results Bash on the 25th of November!


Monday, 22 December 2014

Keeping an accurate record of a young child's treatment is critical to their overall health. That's why South Africans have the Road to Health, a book issued at birth that helps health workers record and monitor a child's growth, development and clinical care. But it is rarely put to optimum use.

Publication Date:
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 10:00

The mainstream media in South Africa has no shortage of stories about violence perpetrated against children. Over half of South Africa's children frequently experience some form of violence from a very early age, and our system – under-resourced and over-burdened – is tasked with responding to these incidents.

Publication Date:
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 09:00

Cape Town has run out of space to bury its dead; and new, environmentally and culturally acceptable options are urgently needed, both for burial and cremation, as well as for memorialisation, says PhD candidate and change agent Lucienne Kelfkens.

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 15:45

Established to address the growing burden of lung disease in South Africa, the Lung Institute recently celebrated its 15th anniversary by highlighting its many achievements and celebrating the people who have contributed to its ongoing success.

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 15:45