Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

South Africa is now in “LOCKDOWN”. At this point all electives are placed on hold and will continue in our hospitals once the University is open.



Tuesday, 7 July 2020

Something must be working well when a group of educators/researchers/clinicians leave a lunchtime meeting chatting to each other with a palpable buzz of energy. SInce September 2017 we have facilitated six Teaching & Educating with Technology Talks, known as TET Talks. Faculty staff are invited to share ideas for teaching and research, using technology

Publication Date:
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 - 15:30
TSC-Associated Neuropsychiatric disorders

In a Podcast by the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, host Dan Klein talks to Department of Psychiatry and Mental Healths Professor Petrus de Vries. They discuss tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC)-associated neuropsychiatric disorders, otherwise known as TAND.

Publication Date:
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 - 13:00
UCT food collection
Inter-varsity Quiz 2019

UCT hosted the Dietetics Inter-varsity quiz on 27th September 2019, it is an annual tradition for final year dietetic students from the University of Cape Town (UCT), Stellenbosch University (US) and the University of the Western Cape (UWC). Students to interact through team-building activities and build valuable networks for their future careers.

Publication Date:
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 - 09:30
Governments Adopt a Global Resolution on Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease at the World Health Assembly

This historic decision marks the first time that Rheumatic Fever (RF) and Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) have been recognised as global health priorities on the world stage. Representing South Africa at the event was the newly-elected President of Reach, A/Prof Liesl Zuhlke from Red Cross Childrens Hospital  and WHF President-elect Prof Karen Sliwa, director of the Hatter Institute.

Publication Date:
Wed, 30 May 2018 - 14:15