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Annual Research Day 2017
SAVE THE DATE, 43rd ANNUAL MEDICINE RESEARCH DAY - MENTORSHIP, NICO MALAN CONFERENCE CENTRE, GROOTE SCHUUR HOSPITAL, 4th - 5th OCTOBER, UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN...
Masters Scholarship WHO Toolkit
Masters Scholarship in “Testing the WHO Age Friendly Primary Health Care Toolkit to improve care for older patients.”
Hamilton Naki Clinical Advert for 2017
Hamilton Naki was a laboratory assistant to cardiac surgeon, Christiaan Barnard. He is credited with having passed on his surgical skills to thousands of medical students despite not having received a formal medical education.
The New Head of Department is Dr Ntobeko Ntusi
Dr Ntobeko Ntusi has been appointed as the new Head of the Department (HOD) of Medicine, from November 2016. Dr Ntusi replaces Professor Bongani Mayosi, who is Dean designate for the Faculty of Health Sciences.
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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.

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Saturday, 19 August 2017
Why special steps need to be taken to reduce the risk of dementia in Africa

Africa  is likely to see a rise in dementia over the next decades. This is for two reasons: its ageing population, an increase in non-communicable diseases and the effects of the HIV pandemic.- Article by Celeste De Jager 

Publication Date:
Monday, September 28, 2015 - 23:15
Warning about toxic face creams in Cape Town

People have been cautioned to avoid buying skin products containing harmful ingredients, which are being sold in Cape Town.

Publication Date:
Friday, September 25, 2015 - 12:45
UCT TB Professor achieves highest SA rating

Colleagues and students in the Faculty of Health Sciences were recently thrilled by the news that Professor Robert J Wilkinson, Director of the Clinical Infectious Disease Research Initiative (CIDRI). Full Member of the Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM) and Honorary Professor in the Department of Medicine, had been awarded an A1 rating – the highest – by the National Research Foundation (NRF). 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 10:15
Faculty of Health Sciences and SAMRC take medical research to new heights

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

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