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

20th September 2018

Health Feature: hay fever and seasonal allergies

15 September 2018 7:12 AM Africa Melane talks to Prof Jonny Peter Head of the Allergy and Immunology unit at UCT’s Lung Institute. http://www.capetalk.co.za/podcasts/121/weekend-breakfast-with-africa-melane/109490/health-feature-hay-fever-and-seasonal-allergies     […]
20th August 2018

Women’s Day

     
20th August 2018

Mandela Day

26th July 2018

Teens have safe space to talk about sex

By MARSHA LEITCH June 27, 2018   Schools from in and around Mitchell’s Plain visited the Mitchell’s Plain Health Centre in Eastridge, where they discussed teenage pregnancy, […]
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