A celebratory Symposium
A celebratory Symposium
The programme will look back on the major achievements of senior IDM members and forward through the lens of their next-generation IDM researchers.
UCT Health Sciences rank 48 in World University Rankings 2014
FHS ranks 48 in World University Rankings 2014
The latest results of Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health ratings of the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings places the Faculty at 48th globally, up from 50th in 2012, and 53rd in 2013.
Pathology Learning Centre in the Press
Pathology Learning Centre in the Press
Recent highlights include the Body Parts up for Adoption article by Health 24 and the filming of ‘n Mens in ‘n bottel Youtube video by Die Burger / Netwerk24. Photo: Denvor De Wee for Die Burger


Friday, 31 October 2014

Research carried out by the Aurum Institute in Johannesburg, and the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI),has found an alternative way to treat TB with fewer tablets than today’s recommended course of treatment.

Publication Date:
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 14:30

UCT Prof Clive Gray, Head of Division of Immunology and the African representative on the International Union Of Immunology Societies (IUIS), has authored a position paper on Ebola.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 12:15

An editorial appears in this week’s NEJM by academics Digby Warner and Valerie Mizrahi, Director of the Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM), on the need for basic science in TB and lack of progress in shortening drug regimens. This comes ahead of the IDM’s 10th Anniversary Symposium commencing on 2 November, where topics such as this will be discussed.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 11:30
Support health committees, say workers

Health committees at public clinics are 'critically important vehicles' for community participation in health, and provincial government should urgently pass legislation recognising these committees' roles and functions. So argued health workers from across the country at the National Colloquium on Health Committees.

Publication Date:
Monday, October 13, 2014 - 09:45