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Breatheasy Programme makes a big difference to family live
Breatheasy Programme makes a big difference to family live
The Faculty of Health Sciences has offered full support to the Breatheasy Programme by creating teaching posts with a Clinical Masters in Nursing that will grow their work.
Homegrown paediatric care in Africa
Homegrown paediatric care in Africa
Africa faces a crushing child-health burden, with diseases such as epilepsy often going undiagnosed. But UCT is training and supporting a corps of African paediatricians to manage these unique situations, said Professor Jo Wilmshurst.
Opening of Renovated B2 Ward
Opening of Renovated B2 Ward
The Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital recently opened their remodeled and upgraded ward B2. It was enjoyed and celebrated by the doctors, nurses, supporting staff and patients.
 
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The Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at UCT is a key academic hub for child health at UCT. The department is involved in providing clinical services, research, undergraduate and postgraduate training, program and policy support and advocacy for child health.

The department comprises a number of divisions covering the full range of paediatric medicine and provides a training program in paediatric and paediatric sub-specialities for South African and African trainees.

The department is affiliated with many other divisions covering the full range of paediatric disciplines including paediatric surgery and a range of sub-specialities; paediatric radiology; paediatric pathology; paediatric anaesthetics; paediatric rehabilitation disciplines; paediatric nursing; child and adolescent psychiatry and mental health; and children's public health. This affiliation is reflected as the School of Child and Adolescent Health.