Welcome to Health Sciences
The Faculty of Health Sciences at UCT has the oldest medical school in Southern Africa. Its core business is research in medical and allied fields, as well as teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students over a wide range of healthcare-related...
Department of Medicine Annual Research Day
Department of Medicine Annual Research Day
Highlights to look forward to include: - Getting to know new graduated students - Red Carpet Session - 6th Jack Brock Lecture - 36th Annual Bernard Pimstone Memorial lecture
Tipping the scales: SA's kids too fat, too sedentary
Tipping the scales: SA's kids too fat, too sedentary
South African children don't play enough; they eat too much fast food and they watch too much TV. And it shows: South Africa has slipped to a D in the 2014 Health Active Kids Report Card (HAKSA), down from a C- in 2010.


Wednesday, 1 October 2014

On the 16th September, Inclusive Healthcare Innovation, together with PriceWaterhouse Coopers, hosted a panel discussion on Transforming Healthcare Through Entrepreneurship. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 10:45

Watch Carte Blanche’s coverage of two recent breakthroughs in asthma management by UCT researchers at Groote Schuur and the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospitals. 

Publication Date:
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 10:00

Africa is open for business when it comes to health research, says Professor Bongani Mayosi, Head of Medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital and the University of Cape Town, and lead investigator of an African-led multi-country study.

Publication Date:
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 08:45
SATVI gets site approval from USA-based clinical research organisation

SATVI will now be able to participate in DAIDS-funded clinical research for the development of therapies, interventions and strategies to treat and prevent HIV–related tuberculosis co-infection.

Publication Date:
Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 14:15