ADDRESSING PRIORITY HEALTH ISSUES THROUGH EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND SERVICE

Six units committed to ...

education, research and service

The UCT Lung Institute


The Institute is located on the campus of the Faculty of Health Sciences. It provides clinical services and conducts research in the fields of respiratory medicine, tuberculosis, allergy, occupational medicine and dermatology. Special emphases in research are epidemiology, allergy diagnostics, lung physiology, clinical pharmacology, evaluation of novel treatments and community-based interventions for improving disease management and improving health. In association with various departments of the University, it provides training for students in the health professions and collaborates broadly with training and research institutions elsewhere in South Africa and abroad. The public is served by educational and health promotional activities, and by several unique clinical and community services.



Our six units of excellence

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Allergy & Immunology
Unit


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Centre for Child & Adolescent
Lung Health


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Centre for TB Research
Innovation


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Knowledge Translation
Unit


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Lung Clinical Research
Unit


Latest news

13th September 2017
Interview with Ass. Prof Jonny Peter on SABC Expresso

Cape Drought Could Worsen Hayfever

SABC Expresso, 13 September 2017
7th September 2017

PACK Open Day 12 Sept 2017

The PACK programme tackles health systems issues so that primary care practitioners can deliver evidence based care that is policy-aligned and feasible for their setting.
24th August 2017

Why developing countries must improve primary care

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7th August 2017

Is it a cold or an allergy?

  You have a runny nose, a cough and you can’t stop sneezing. Winter is here so it must be a cold, right? Wrong, it could […]
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