Launch of medical mycology unit
The new £600 000 AFGrica Unit in Medical Mycology will be launched on 11 August at the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM), where it will be based.
Life-saving lessons on organ donation
Critical-care specialist and transplant surgeon Dr David Thomson has produced a massive open online course (MOOC) on organ donation. Thomson believes that public education of this sort is essential training for medical professionals.
Prolific Fagan wins gold
UCT’s Professor Johannes Fagan was one of six ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeons recently awarded a gold medal by the International Federation of Otolaryngology Societies (IFOS) at its four-yearly IFOS World Congress, which was held in Paris in...


Friday, 18 August 2017
Study Reveals Limitations of Maternal Health Services for Deaf Women in Cape Town

The study is a first of its kind from Sub-Saharan Africa and based at the SPHFM, which aims to advance access to health care for signing Deaf people and to bring their needs to the attention of the health authorities.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 14:00
Meet UCT's half-marathon star

UCT medical student Jessica Pollock’s win in the Safari Half Marathon was just the latest arrow in an impressive athletic quiver.

Publication Date:
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 09:45
UCT a fortuitous choice for Ghanaian scholar

South Africa was never on Ghanaian Dr Nicholas Thomford’s list of countries to do a PhD in pharmacogenomics - it’s a rare field and much of the expertise resides in Europe. But coming to UCT was fortuitous in the things that mattered most, particularly his baby son.

Publication Date:
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 11:00
New drug reduces hot flushes

A new drug reduces post-menopausal hot flushes, which affect 60 to 80% of women, says a new report in the current issue of Neuroendocrinology.

Publication Date:
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 09:00