Wednesday, 21 November 2018
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:
Thu, 25 Oct 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:
Wed, 24 Oct 2018 - 10:15
Khoisan skeletons to be returned home

The University of Cape Town (UCT) is working with the community of Sutherland in the Northern Cape to return to their descendants the skeletal remains of nine people, believed to have been Khoisan people captured and forced to become farm labourers in the 1800s

Publication Date:
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 09:45
IDM Members shine at prestigious ASSAf Annual Awards

We are proud to announce that a number of researchers, all based in our  Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine(IDM), have achieved recognition at the annual  Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) Annual Awards Ceremony held in Pretoria on 10 October 2018.

Publication Date:
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 - 16:00