The recently concluded Annual Meeting of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA), hosted by the UCT Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, did things a little differently with a program that challenged both the minds and bodies of its delegates.
The University of Cape Town has temporarily suspended its student health services in Khayelitsha this week after six Health Sciences students were robbed at gunpoint outside Ummangaliso Primary School in Site B, Khayelitsha, on the afternoon of Tuesday, 16 August 2016.
In July, UCT’s Children’s Institute hosted its short course on Child Rights and Child Law for Health and Allied Professionals. Doctors, nurses, social workers and other health professionals brushed up on the latest policies, laws and developments in the field.
World Cancer Day is a global event, taking place on 4 February every year and presents an ideal opportunity to raise awareness about cancer. The theme of World Cancer Day 2016 highlights the importance of collective and individual responsibility in addressing the burden of cancer.
Welcome to the Confucius Institute (CI) at University of Cape Town (UCT). We are delighted that you are considering studying Chinese at CI-UCT, an institution promotes a healthy exchange of language and culture between South Africa and China. CI offers a Chinese short course for students, staffs and community who intends to learn Chinese. This course comprises two levels: Level One and Level Two.
Solving pressing health problems through inter-sectoral approaches was the focus of a recent meeting attended by members of the Western Cape Provincial Government and academics of the Pan University Network for Global Health (PUNGH).
The Cape Universities Body Imaging Centre (CUBIC) launched its Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography (PET-CT) Core Research Facility on Wednesday, 13 November, bolstering capacity in cutting-edge research on tuberculosis (TB), oncology, neurocognitive disorders, cardiovascular and other diseases.