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

10th January 2018

Gesondheid

Woensdag 10 Januarie 2018   ‘n Mens sien al hoe meer mense wat e-sigarette rook, of vape. Is e-sigarette veiliger as gewone sigarette? Bevat dit enige […]
19th December 2017

New NRF A rating for Keertan Dheda

15 December 2017 | Story Nadia Krige In recognition of his excellent contributions to the field of pulmonology – with a specific focus on tuberculosis (TB) […]
19th December 2017

Fogarty HIV-TB training programme for UCT

 27 November 2017 | Story Supplied. Photo Supplied. The core administrative team for the Fogarty HIV-TB Training Program at UCT: Kathryn Wood, Jonny Peter, Graeme Meintjes […]
20th November 2017

Heather Zar named 2018 Woman in Science Laureate

13 November 2017 | Story Michael Morris. Photo Supplied. Professor Heather Zar has been announced as the 2018 L’Oreal-UNESCO Women in Science Laureate for Africa and […]
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