Professor Mayosi candidate for Dean of Health Sciences
PowerPoint presentation of the Professor's candidacy now available for download.
The Department of Medicine of the University of Cape Town is a large academic and clinical department which plays a leading role in medical education and research, while providing clinical services to the communities of the Western Cape.
Neglect exacerbating rheumatic heart disease
Primary healthcare systems in many low- and middle-income countries are not prioritising simple, effective measures to treat rheumatic heart disease, a preventable disease, says a new study lead by UCT's Prof Bongani Mayosi.
Ebook: preparing for the next 100 years
Clinical skills centre : Using state-of-the-art technology to teach hands on medical skills
Faculty bids farewell to Health Head
Department of Medicine & the Faculty of Health Sciences invited outgoing Head of Western Cape Health Department, Prof Craig Househam to speak at the first Thursday Forum of 2015.


Monday, 31 August 2015

The pre-eminent funder for health-related research in South Africa, the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) is funding crucial work relevant to the local context in several clinical departments in the Faculty of Health Sciences at UCT.

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 11:30

Vitamin D supplementation may reverse seasonal nutritional deficiency and slow down HIV progression in Cape Town, South Africa, according to a study by University of Cape Town (UCT) academics 

Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 10:45

Prof. Karen Sliwa, Director, the Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa,  has been identified as a Global Leader in Cardiovascular Medicine, 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 11:45

Honorary Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Professor Michael (Mike) Kew, was honoured at this year’s CANSA ‘Research in Action’ conference

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 11:15