Professor Ntobeko Ntusi, Chair and Head of the Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, provides insights and guidelines from Infectious Disease Experts and Specialist Clinicians in the Department, as well as contributions from the global community that are deemed relevant to our circumstances.
On the anniversary of his birthday, UCT colleagues, family and friends honoured the late Professor Bongani Mayosi with a bibliography, an inaugural lecture and the renaming (and future renovations) of the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Health Sciences Library, which will now be known as the Bongani Mayosi Health Sciences Library.
Welcome to the Department of Medicine. The Department of Medicine is a large clinical department which plays a leading role in medical education and research, and provides clinical services to the communities of the Western Cape and, in the case of our highly specialised services, to patients throughout southern Africa.
The Division of Haematology at the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Groote Schuur Hospital (GSH) has embarked on a massive international campaign to drive awareness on the dangers of untreated iron deficiency disorder during pregnancy. The drive seeks to highlight the importance of a pre‑pregnancy diagnosis, to initiate treatment and to avoid the enormous post‑birth ramifications for the unborn baby.
On 13-15 September, the University of Cape Town will be hosting the International Summit on the SDGs in Africa. The Summit seeks to accelerate progress towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and mobilise action behind the African Union’s ‘Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want’ framework.
This unique symposium draws participants from a broad spectrum of disciplines – obstetricians, gynaecologists, cardiologists, internal medicine specialists, anaesthetists and basic scientists from South Africa, Africa and beyond.