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The Faculty is deeply saddened by the loss of NMU Executive Dean of Health Sciences Prof Lungile Pepeta to COVID-19. He leaves a powerful legacy. Please see the statement from SA Committee of Medical Deans.
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Friday, 14 August 2020
TEDI resources for parents of children with disabilities during COVID- 19

The core aim of the Teacher Education for Disability Inclusion (TEDI) project situated within the Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences is to empower teachers to provide quality education for learners with severe to profound disabilities through training that is focused on inclusivity, diversity and addressing learners’ impairment-specific needs.

Publication Date:
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 12:30
Faculty staff assist with the new ‘Hospital of Hope’

Several UCT colleagues from the Faculty of Health Sciences are involved with the ‘Hospital of Hope’ project, including emergency medicine, family medicine and the PHC directorate.

Publication Date:
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 11:45
A small team, with a large footprint, plays major role in South African workplace health and safety in the midst of COVID-19

“COVID-19 has forced us to delve deep into our inner resources to appreciate our common humanity and use our skills and creativity to act with unreserved solidarity and compassion in facing the challenges in our workplaces and broader community,” says Professor Mohamed Jeebhay, head of the Division of Occupational Medicine in the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Publication Date:
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 11:30
UCT pays homage to COVID-19 frontline workers

“Send me, Lord; send me, Lord; send me, Lord into the world …”

Singing the lyrics of “Thuma Mina”a traditional Zulu hymn, the University of Cape Town (UCT) Choir has paid tribute to the country’s essential workers at the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Publication Date:
Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 09:00

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