Returning FHS Students:  Welcome back! We look forward to settling into another fruitful academic year with you.

New Students: We are excited to welcome you to the Faculty at registration on Monday, 28 January 2019. For further details of your orientation programmes;

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Wednesday, 23 January 2019
HIV- babies of HIV+ mothers: major health challenges

One of the most remarkable public health successes of the last decade in southern Africa has been the reduction in the number of babies born with HIV. This was achieved through the provision of antiretroviral therapy to pregnant and breastfeeding women living with HIV. For example, the number of new HIV infections in children in South Africa has come down from a peak of 70 000 in 2003 to 13 000 in 2017.

Publication Date:
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 - 14:45
UCT & WCG (Health) - Vredenburg Hospital Open Day

The Faculty of Health Sciences, under leadership of the Primary Health Care Directorate, and in collaboration with the WCG - Saldanha Bay Health Sub-district, hosted an Open Day at the Vredenburg Hospital on 26 July 2018. This was the second year that this event was held to showcase Health Science professions to G11 and G12 learners in the area.

Publication Date:
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 - 15:15
"A world of false promises" Challenges facing global occupational health

Jo Ladou, Leslie London and Andrew Watterson recently published a timely commentary on the challenges facing global occupational health, provocatively titled “A world of false promises.” 

Publication Date:
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 - 12:00
Storehouses of institutional memory

This year’s 134 long-service awardees for 15, 25, 35 and 45 years have a collective 2 460 years of service and represent a storehouse of institutional memory. Leading the pack with 45 years is Robert Samuels, a senior laboratory assistant in the Department of Integrative Biomedical Sciences.

Publication Date:
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 - 14:30