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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.


The Real Pollen Count

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

25th Sep 2019

Opening of Pelican Park Community Day Centre (CDC)

19th Sep 2019

UCT Lung Institute 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner

https://www.news.uct.ac.za/article/-2019-08-22-uct-lung-institute-says-cheers-to-20-years  
17th Sep 2019

SAMRC strengthens response to the country’s burden of disease

10th Sep 2019

American Lung Association: Do Not Use E-Cigarettes

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