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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

20th Jan 2020

Community-based intervention to identify undiagnosed TB cases

15th Jan 2020

Tuberculosis is a preventable however, still claims millions of lives every year

eNCA – 15 Jan 2020 Tuberculosis is a preventable and curable disease, however, it still claims millions of lives every year. In South Africa alone there […]
13th Jan 2020

DILYS BERMAN AWARDED A PhD

27th Nov 2019

Health & Wellness: What is COPD? what causes it, how to treat it & how to prevent it.

CAPE TALK 567AM – 29 November 2019 – Lunch with Pippa Hudson Guest: Richard van Zyl-Smit | Professor Pippa in conversation with Associate Professor Richard Van […]
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