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Prof Sandie Thomson to receive highest honour from World Gastroenterology Organisation
The award honors Professor Thomson’s exceptional professional and personal contributions to the field of gastroenterology and its related disciplines.
Keynote address accolade for Prof Dheda
Professor Keertan Dheda, head of the Division of Pulmonology in UCT’s Department of Medicine, recently delivered a keynote address at the 2017 American Thoracic Society Conference in Washington DC. The event is the largest global respiratory...
Cochrane Library
We are delighted to inform you that the South African Medical Research Council in partnership with Wiley (the publisher of the Cochrane Library) has secured a national license for the Library which means all South African residents have free, one-...
2018 Physicians Conference
UCT, Department of Medicine, 2018 Physicians Conference, Focus on the interface between general and obstetric medicine, Save the Date
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Tuesday, 12 December 2017
Six new UCT fellows announced

At a ceremony on Tuesday 13 October, UCT announced the names of six new fellows – permanent academic staff who are being recognised by UCT Council for distinguished academic work.

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Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 22:15
UCT scholars honoured at ASSAf award ceremony

Five UCT scholars were celebrated at the Academy of Science of South Africa’s annual award ceremony on 14 October in Stellenbosch.

Publication Date:
Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 22:00
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 

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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

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