Wednesday, 8 December 2021
The vicious cycle of mental health and poverty

Mental health and poverty are inextricably linked and leave many young people trapped in a vicious cycle that can limit their chances of a better life, writes the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Emily Garman.

Publication Date:
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 14:30
Lessons from a Pandemic: Division of Public Health Medicine

Team work. Collaboration. Learning and adapting. Building resilience. And showing vulnerability. These are some of the key lessons emerging from public health experts working at the cutting edge of the pandemic in the Division of Public Health Medicine, led by Professor Leslie London.

Publication Date:
Wed, 08 Jul 2020 - 12:45
Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation name change

The Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation based at the University of Cape Town (UCT) has changed its name to the Desmond Tutu Health Foundation (DTHF).

Publication Date:
Wed, 08 Jul 2020 - 10:30
SHAWCO Health hard at work during pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Students’ Health and Welfare Centres Organisation (SHAWCO) has stepped up to continue their work in under-resourced communities across Cape Town.

Publication Date:
Wed, 08 Jul 2020 - 09:30


News byte

Congratulations to Prof Lynette Denny who was honoured by the Presidency of South Africa and awarded the Order of the Baobab in silver for her contribution to the field of obstetrics. 
Social Responsiveness Report. Read it here                                                                                                                                                Call for nominations -  2022 TB Davie Memorial Lecture