Power to protect - Women's Month campaign

#Power2Protect: Women’s Day 2023

On the eve of Women’s Day in South Africa, we remember the thousands of women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in protest against the extension of pass laws to women.
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prof sharon prince


Prof Sharon Prince was recently awarded the South African Medical Research Council’s Gold Award for her substantial and influential contribution to health, especially in low-and middle income countries.
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‘I never had no Nobel dreams’

In a coup for the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) African Research Society (ARS), two Nobel Prize winners – medical researcher Dr Harvey J Alter and molecular biologist Dr Richard Henderson – addressed a packed auditorium at the FHS.
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Dean's Desk: Celebrating 110 years

Celebrating collectively with an authentic appreciation of our different origins, our varied and often troubled journeys as well as our shared aspirations of a healthier and more inclusive future.
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