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First Refugee Health Clinic at Groote Schuur
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 - 08:15

On the 17th of March 2018 we had our first Refugee Health Clinic at Groote Schuur Hospital. We provided health screening services to men and women from Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town. Such services included PAP smears (for women), HIV and blood glucose testing, screening for hypertension and TB. In between the screening stations, there was a health promotion session where Dr Gordon engaged with the patients on health issues that most women face.

Health Sciences student leaders hailed at Student Leadership Awards
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 13:45

UCT’s top student leaders were hailed at the annual Student Leadership Awards ceremony on 31 October 2017.

Prolific Fagan wins gold
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 - 09:15

UCT’s Professor Johannes Fagan was one of six ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeons recently awarded a gold medal by the International Federation of Otolaryngology Societies (IFOS) at its four-yearly IFOS World Congress, which was held in Paris in June 2017.

Fagan’s fêted open access book
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 - 11:15

Professor Johannes Fagan’s acclaimed surgical encyclopaedia Open Access Atlas of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Operative Surgery, was named best Open Book in the International 2017 Open Educational Resources & Project Awards for Open Education Excellence. Fagan, of UCT’s Division of Otorhinolaryngology, will receive the award on 9 March.

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 - 17:00

The UCT surgical society committee of 2014-2015 excelled at the leadership awards as a team as well as on an individual level. The committee won its third consecutive Most Outstanding committee award in a row!

IASSS: A Trip to Namibia
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 - 17:00

During the holidays, 3 members of the UCT Surgical Society travelled to Windhoek, Namibia to attend the third annual International Association of Surgical Societies (IASSS) Symposium which was hosted by the University of Namibia's Surgical Society.

From the Dean's Desk: New HOD for Medicine is Dr Ntobeko Ntusi
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 - 09:15

Dr Ntusi replaces Professor Bongani Mayosi, who is Dean designate for the Faculty of Health Sciences.