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Groundbreaking clinical trial settles question on treatment of TB pericarditis
 

Bongani MayosiAfrica is open for business when it comes to health research, says Professor Bongani Mayosi, Head of Medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital and the University of Cape Town, and lead investigator of an African-led multi-country study.

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Start antiretroviral treatment early, says study
Monday, July 13, 2015 - 12:30

Starting antiretroviral treatment early can have significant health benefits for patients living with HIV, according to a global study to which UCT's Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation (DTHF) contributed.

Dark cloud over skin-lightening creams
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 12:30

Nonhlanhla Khumalo is on a mission to get harmful beauty products off our streets. 

Thomson bags UCT Masters
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 10:45

Medical gastroenterologist Professor Sandie Thomson (left in picture) won the 25th UCT Master's title at the Royal Cape Golf Club on Sunday 12 April.

Heart disease is preventable and treatable
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 10:00

Heart or cardiovascular disease is now a very common illness in South Africa and there is a need to emphasise education about the adverse effects of lifestyle choices and its contribution to the disease.

Heart disease is preventable and treatable
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 09:45

Heart or cardiovascular disease is now a very common illness in South Africa and there is a need to emphasise education about the adverse effects of lifestyle choices and its contribution to the disease.

Heart disease is preventable and treatable
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 09:30

Heart or cardiovascular disease is now a very common illness in South Africa and there is a need to emphasise education about the adverse effects of lifestyle choices and its contribution to the disease.

Two researchers' journey from AIDS despair to an age of hope
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 10:00

 

Professors Robin Wood and Linda–Gail Bekker have won the 2014 Alan Pifer Award for excellence in research, treatment, training and prevention of HIV–related diseases and infections in Southern Africa. Their journey has taken them from the dark days of AIDS denial to an important moment in the history of the epidemic.

Fogarty HIV-TB Training Program awarded to UCT with partners Johns Hopkins and Vanderbilt Universities in the US
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 09:45

The Fogarty HIV-associated Tuberculosis Training Program has been established at the University of Cape Town in partnership with Johns Hopkins University (JHU) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in the US. The Program is funded by a 5-year grant from the Fogarty International Center of the US National Institutes of Health.

DESMOND TUTU HIV CENTRE: POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN TB-HIV MEDICINE
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 07:30

The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre and the University of Cape Town are proud to present the first online postgraduate qualification from the Faculty of Health Sciences: the Postgraduate Diploma in TB-HIV Management.

Prof Sandie Thomson to receive highest honour from World Gastroenterology Organisation
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 10:45

The World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) will award its 2017 Masters of the WGO (MWGO) Award to Professor Sandie Thomson, head of the Division of Medical Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine.

A/Prof Ross Awarded Top-up Grant by Addison's Disease Self-help Group
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 08:30

A/Prof. Ian Ross was awarded a top up grant to the value of £5000 by the Addison's disease self-help group.

Keynote address accolade for Prof Dheda
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 09:30

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. 

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