Monday, 16 December 2019
Women in Global Health

Silindile Ngcobo, a PhD candidate in biomaterials at the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Cardiovascular Research Unit in the Department of Surgery, recently took part in the 2019 Women in Global Health Conference (WLGH) in Rwanda.

Publication Date:
Fri, 22 Nov 2019 - 13:15
The dead teach in a universal language

MC was not much older than Joseph Lichtman when they met. Still muscular, he’d been a powerful man once. Later, Lichtman noticed the callused ridges between his palms and fingers and the nicotine-stained fingertips. Among his tattoos were the signatures of prison life.

Publication Date:
Thu, 21 Nov 2019 - 14:30
Tackling HIV: one haircut at a time

Launched in July this year, the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation’s Amajita Tutu Truck gave 50 men in Philippi free HIV tests on International Men’s Day on 19 November – and complimentary haircuts, thanks to a collaboration with Legends Barbershop.

Publication Date:
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 - 12:15
Two UCT subjects in top 100

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has been ranked among the top 100 globally for two subjects – clinical, pre-clinical and health, and social sciences – in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) Rankings by subject.

Publication Date:
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 - 14:00