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Tuesday, 16 January 2018
Prof Leslie London wins prestigious PHILA award

The Public Health Association of South Africa’s (PHASA) PHILA Award is an award that honours excellence and commitment to public health. PHILA is an acronym for Public Health Innovation and Lifetime Achievement and also plays on the isiZulu word “phila” meaning life.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 15:30
Professor Diane McIntyre trades in academia for a quiet life in the Eastern Cape

A tiny notice: the humble beginning of an illustrious and impactful career for one Diane McIntyre. Along the way she’s added South African Research Chair in ‘Health and Wealth’ and Professor in the School of Public Health and Family Medicine and Executive Director of the International Health Economics Association (iHEA) to her name.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 14:45
Climate change and health

A new chapter written by Dr Rebecca Garland of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Associate Professor Hanna-Andrea Rother from UCT's School of Public Health and Family Medicine (SPHFM) is putting the health of southern Africans on the global climate change agenda.

Publication Date:
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 14:00
Student turns car trouble into thriving business

When Bopane “Mike” Mothemela had car trouble on the N2, he saw an opportunity to turn his misfortune into a business. Soon after, Mickey’s Mobile Mechanics and Mickey’s Student Emergency Car Services (MSECS) were born. Bopane, a fourth year audiology student works in tandem with fifth-year medical student Lefa Kekana.

Publication Date:
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 14:00

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