Thursday, 18 January 2018
Addressing the need for evidence-based psychological therapies

There is an urgent need to develop brief, evidence-based, scalable psychological interventions at primary healthcare level in South Africa.

Publication Date:
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 13:45
50th anniversary of the first human heart transplant

This weekend UCT celebrates the 50th anniversary of the world’s first human heart transplant, which took place at Groote Schuur Hospital.

Publication Date:
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 08:00
Your body is just your coat

Steven Williams is not what you’d expect from an anatomy teacher. In life he was a fireman, with stories to tell: babies brought out of burning shacks and climbing ladders eight storeys high to rescue fire victims. Even in death he found a way to give, donating his body to the medical school where he’s been teaching second- and third-year students the rudiments of anatomy.

Publication Date:
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 16:00
Invest in children for sustainable development

Most of South Africa’s children are surviving, but too many are failing to achieve their full potential, which is costing the economy billions. Investing in children – particularly in violence prevention, networks of care, nutrition, education and inclusive services – would drive the next wave of social and economic transformation, boost gross domestic product, and secure a more sustainable future for everyone.

Publication Date:
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 11:45