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
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Centre for Lung
Infection & Immunity


Latest news

24th March 2018

Health-E News: World TB Day – SA’s TB breakthrough returns to 100-year-old vaccine

A breakthrough South African study may change the course of vaccine research for the world’s number one infectious-disease killer: tuberculosis (TB). While a new vaccine has […]
23rd March 2018

TB remains the top infectious killer in the world

Prof Keertan Dheda interviewed on eNCA, 23 March 2018
8th February 2018

5 Important Steps in Clinical Research

By UCT Lung Institute| February 6th, 2018|Research   There are various steps involved in clinical research to ensure safety and efficacy. Below find the 5 steps […]
30th January 2018

Would you like to participate in Clinical trials?

By AFSA| January 9th, 2018|Research http://www.allergyfoundation.co.za/would-you-like-to-participate-in-clinical-trials/ By participating in clinical trials, you will have access to Doctors, Nurses, Dieticians resulting in additional medical check-ups, laboratory tests […]
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