Friday, 16 November 2018
Acclaim for UCT’s healthcare ʻbible’

The conference centre at the SA Medical Research Council (MRC) erupted into cheers and applause on 26 October as colourful balloons were released into the hall to celebrate the official launch of the Practical Approach to Care Kit (PACK).

Publication Date:
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 10:15
Identifying those who die at sea

 UCT is spearheading a study that could be key to resolving the worldwide challenge of identifying human remains found in the ocean or washed up on the beach, the success of which would bring closure to grieving families.

Publication Date:
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 09:45
Medical students upskilling communities

A group of fourth-year University of Cape Town (UCT) medical students who are helping empower Mitchell’s Plain residents by teaching them basic first-aid skills are themselves benefiting from the experience as they learn the essential of community-oriented primary care (COPC).

Publication Date:
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 11:00
‘Fearless’ HIV activist wins Tutu award

UCT’s Prof of Medicine Linda-Gail Bekker (left) with the 2018 Desmond Tutu Award for HIV Prevention Research and Human Rights. She is seen here in Madrid with fellow South African Gcobisa Madlolo, who became the fifth recipient of the Omolulu Falobi Award for Excellence in HIV Prevention Research Community Advocacy.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 10:15