Congratulations to Faculty of Health Sciences recipients of UCT’s 2017 Student Leadership Awards!
UCT’s top student leaders were hailed at the annual Student Leadership Awards ceremony on 31 October 2017.
Heather Zar named 2018 Woman in Science Laureate
Professor Heather Zar has been announced as the 2018 L’Oreal-UNESCO Women in Science Laureate for Africa and the Arab States, in recognition of her wide-ranging contributions to child health, which have improved – and saved – children’s lives across...
UCT scientists strike blow against tuberculosis
University of Cape Town (UCT) scientists are once again at the global forefront of the fight against tuberculosis (TB), with their latest breakthrough offering an unprecedented insight into the progression of the disease in the human body.
McIntyre bows out with NHI talk
Professor Di McIntyre, a health economist known for her fierce championing of a well-funded and fair public health system, will deliver her valedictory lecture, titled “A Universal Health System for SA: Some final words on NHI” at UCT on 9 November...


Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Prof. Karen Sliwa receives Honorary Doctoral degree from Paris Diderot University

On the 18 October 2017, Prof. Karen Sliwa was awarded an Honorary Doctoral degree by Paris Diderot, Sorbonne University in recognition of the extensive work that she has done in South Africa, Africa and the world at large predominantly in the fields of Clinical and Pathophysiological research in Cardiovascular disease in pregnancy and post-partum.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 09:00
Health Sciences 24/7 study area

The Health Sciences Library will be creating a 24/7 study facility for 60 Health Sciences students with the space doubling up as a fully equipped training and event space during the day.

Publication Date:
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 11:00
Top accolades for UCT researchers

Professor Valerie Mizrahi and Professor Carolyn Williamson have been awarded platinum and gold medals respectively by the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC).

Publication Date:
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 09:15
Fogarty HIV-TB Training Program awarded to UCT with partners Johns Hopkins and Vanderbilt Universities

The Fogarty HIV-associated Tuberculosis Training Program has been established at the University of Cape Town in partnership with Johns Hopkins University (JHU) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in the US. The Program is funded by a 5-year grant from the Fogarty International Center of the US National Institutes of Health.

Publication Date:
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 12:00