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New Head of Department
Professor Andrew Argent has been appointed as Head of Department: Paediatrics and Child Health with effect from 1 November 2017 for a three-year term.
Heather Zar recipient of 2018 Alan Pifer Award
Professor Heather Zar has been named recipient of the 2018 Alan Pifer Award – a prestigious prize presented annually by UCT’s vice-chancellor in recognition of outstanding socially responsive research. This adds to her achievements of 2018 which...
First Patient moved into New ICU
The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, the largest ICU for children in Africa is currently being upgraded and expanded from a 22-bed to 39-bed facility.
Child rights and Child Law
The Children’s Institute will be hosting its annual short course from 3 – 7 December. Register now and find out how child rights can enhance your health care practice.
E-Cigarettes
E-cigarette use and vaping are already common amongst youth in South Africa. This is facilitated by a concerning lack of control of the industry, sales and advertising. The Department of Health has therefore drafted the Control of Tobacco Products...
 

News

Thursday, 16 August 2018
African Pediatric Fellowship Programme featured on CNN

CNN Inside Africa has featured the APFP which in the past 10 years has successfully trained fellows from partner African academic institutions based on identified child health needs of these countries.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 13:15
Congratulations

Congratulations and welcome to Dr Marti Wege who has been appointed as a PICU Consultant for the next three years.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:00
Congratulations

Congratulations to Ben van Stormbroek who is the recipient of the Robert McDonald Medal for the best FCPaed part II performance in 2017, and to Gina Itzikowitz who is a co-recipient of the Leslie Rabinowitz Medal for the best FCPaed part I performance in 2017. The Department of Paediatrics and Child Health are proud of their achievements and wish them both well. It is also a wonderful tribute to the efforts of all the people who helped to prepare them for the examinations.  Well done.

FC Paed(SA) Part I - Leslie Rabinowitz Medal 
Dr Gina ITZIKOWITZ – October 2017 
Dr Abigail Marriott KEENE – May 2017 

FC Paed(SA) Part II - Robert McDonald Medal 
Dr Ben VAN STORMBROEK – October 2017 

Cert Pulmonology(SA) Paed 
Dr Ziyaad DANGOR – October 2017 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 14:45
Congratulations

Congratulations to Assoc Prof Alan Davidson on his election as President of the College of Paediatricians of South Africa. Prof Zar wished him much success in this leadership role through his tenure.

Publication Date:
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 03:15

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