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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.
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.

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Sunday, 1 March 2015
Academic praises gastrointestinal unit

The commitment to the practice of gastroenterology at UCT's Gastrointestinal (GI) Clinic has left a lasting impression on a world leader in the field, who recently served there as a visiting professor. 

Publication Date:
Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 23:30

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 Professor Bongani Mayosi and published in the European Heart Journal.

Publication Date:
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 16:00

On 16 March 2015 thousands of students from around the world will be able to view the first lecture in UCT's first free massive open online course (MOOC) titled Medicine and the Arts: Humanising healthcare.

Publication Date:
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 16:00

Dr Keren Middelkoop from the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, a clinician with an interest in public health and epidemiological research, was recently recognised by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) for her research into HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis epidemics.

Publication Date:
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 10:30

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