Friday, 26 February 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

First-year undergraduate students who have accepted firm offers from Health Sciences for 2021 - read communication on registration and teaching arrangements.
Faculty of Health Sciences’ Statement on COVID-19 vaccine access in South Africa       
Faculty COVID-19 Vaccination Updates                                                                                                                                           Vaccination Registration link for patient facing health workers and clinical students