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
Children, Families and the State: Collaboration and Contestation

Over 6 million children in South Africa still live below the food poverty line. This means that their families cannot even provide the minimum amount of nutrition needed to survive and thrive. This is just one of the many challenges faced by families in SA.

Publication Date:
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 - 14:00
PredART trial publication

The results of the PredART trial have been published  in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers from UCT and the Institute of Tropical Medicine (Belgium) have shown that a four-week course of moderate dose prednisone reduced the risk of tuberculosis-associated immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (TB-IRIS) by 30% in HIV-positive patients.

Publication Date:
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 - 09:00
World Health Ranking Honour for UCT

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has been ranked 72nd in the world for clinical, pre-clinical and health in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Rankings by subject.

Publication Date:
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 - 14:00
Umthombo: UCT’s research magazine

Welcome to Umthumbo, a magazine featuring research stories from across the university.

Publication Date:
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 - 09:45