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Dr Ying Zhao, registrar in the Department of Medicine, presents her MMed study findings at AIDS 2018 Conference in Amsterdam
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 - 12:30

Dr Ying Zhao’s MMed study is entitled “Improved treatment outcomes with bedaquiline when substituted for second-line injectable agents in multidrug resistant tuberculosis”. Her MMed is supervised by Dr Sean Wasserman and Professor Graeme Meintjes. 

Fogarty HIV-associated TB Training Program Fellowship
Sat, 10 Feb 2018 - 11:00

Fogarty HIV-associated TB Training Program

3 x 1-month fellowship to attend the Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology & Biostatistics Courses at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, US

The GSIEB runs from 11th to 30th June 2018

Application deadline: 28th February 2018

ESC Congress free registration and travel grants for young fellows and scientists
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 - 13:15

As indicated in the SA Heart® circular, there are support opportunities for young cardiologists and scientists to attend the ESC congress.

Fogarty HIV-TB Training Program awarded to UCT with partners Johns Hopkins and Vanderbilt Universities in the US
Wed, 15 Nov 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
Fri, 03 Nov 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
Thu, 28 Sep 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
Fri, 28 Jul 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
Mon, 17 Jul 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. 

Study Reveals Limitations of Maternal Health Services for Deaf Women in Cape Town
Tue, 30 May 2017 - 14:00

The study is a first of its kind from Sub-Saharan Africa and based at the SPHFM, which aims to advance access to health care for signing Deaf people and to bring their needs to the attention of the health authorities.

Meet UCT's half-marathon star
Thu, 25 May 2017 - 09:45

UCT medical student Jessica Pollock’s win in the Safari Half Marathon was just the latest arrow in an impressive athletic quiver.

Call for project proposals Masters Biomedical Forensic Science students
Fri, 12 May 2017 - 08:45

Dear Colleagues

Can I ask that you send this to your academic staff who may be interested in collaborating with us in a forensic science / pathology project for our Masters students; or interested in co-supervising such a project. As you know there are forensic aspects to all disciplines, for example, procedure related deaths (Section 56 of the Health Professions Amendment Act), trauma deaths, maternal mortality, child deaths, molecular autopsies, post mortem imaging / virtopsy, OP poisoning, etc.

Advert: UCT PhD Package Project - Call for Nominations for 2017
Thu, 11 May 2017 - 13:15

In 2017 there will be 12 new awards valued at R75,000 each.  These will be distributed as follows:

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