Speech-language Pathology



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CPS new toll-free number

Campus Protection Services (CPS) has a new 24-hour toll-free number: 080 650 2222. Students and staff can contact the number even if they have no airtime on their phones.




Saturday, 23 March 2019
Community health workers critical in HIV battle

South Africa introduced a community-based primary health care programme in 2012. The aim of the programme, which includes a large HIV component, is to improve access to health care.

Publication Date:
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 - 11:15
Inspiring the neurologists of tomorrow

“Our brains are the seat of our memory, of our past, our present and our future. They enable us to communicate with and understand the world, and to live life as sentient beings.”

Publication Date:
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 - 11:15
Tackling TB one breath at a time

What roles do talking and breathing play in the spread of tuberculosis (TB)? How quickly does treatment prevent transmission of the infection? A University of Cape Town (UCT) research team has been awarded funding to answer these questions and in turn benefit the communities most affected by the disease.

Publication Date:
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 13:00
Growing Africa’s genetic ‘library of life’

The untapped potential of DNA technology to significantly boost healthcare in Africa, including the acceleration of diagnosis and treatment of threats like HIV and tuberculosis, substantiates the urgent need for focused investment in genomics.

Publication Date:
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 12:00