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Invitation to attend Sister Institute Seminar Series (SISS) online
Look for information on the Faculty’s response to COVID-19 here
Weekly COVID-19 clinician-based webinars
On Wednesdays, join our weekly COVID-19 clinician-based webinars on the ECHO ZOOM platform, featuring both international and national clinicians and researchers. Prof Graeme Meintjes, Deputy Head of the Department of Medicine, hosts  a panel of infectious disease specialists, respiratory physicians and critical care specialists on COVID-19 topics of special interest, followed by a  question and answer session. Recordings of these webinars are made available within 3 days of the meeting having been held.

 The Department of Medicine at the University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, is producing educational video material for use on digital platforms and in multiple languages. The information contained in the videos is authenticated and endorsed by the team of experts based in the Department of Medicine. Many of the recommendations are based on current best evidence and are aligned to provincial, national and international guidelines. (View videos below)

Mask Safety

Intro, do's and don'ts
'Thuma Mina' by UCT Choir
Undergraduate studies - 2021


Thursday, 9 July 2020
Unleashing academic conferences: “We need to seize this opportunity”

The University of Cape Town (UCT) hosted the first in its series of digital events aimed at reimagining the new global university on Monday 29 June. Challenging international thoughtleaders on the globalisation of higher education, the first conversation asked: how virtual can academic conferences go?

Publication Date:
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 - 15:15
OT’s provide a platform for health professionals to discuss shifts in practice during COVID-19

Facing Up is a UCT-affiliated occupational therapy initiative that focuses on developing and partnering with communities to support social transformation and has grown through partnerships with many NGOs and schools in Cape Town over the past 20 years.

Publication Date:
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 13:00
TEDI resources for parents of children with disabilities during COVID- 19

The core aim of the Teacher Education for Disability Inclusion (TEDI) project situated within the Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences is to empower teachers to provide quality education for learners with severe to profound disabilities through training that is focused on inclusivity, diversity and addressing learners’ impairment-specific needs.

Publication Date:
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 12:30
Faculty staff assist with the new ‘Hospital of Hope’

Several UCT colleagues from the Faculty of Health Sciences are involved with the ‘Hospital of Hope’ project, including emergency medicine, family medicine and the PHC directorate.

Publication Date:
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 11:45