School of Public Health
School of public health
University of the Western Cape
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The School of Public Health (SOPH) is part of the Faculty of Community Health Science (CHS) at the University of the Western Cape (UWC).
The Vision of the School of Public Health is to contribute to the optimal health of populations living in a healthy and sustainable environment in developing countries, particularly Africa, with access to an appropriate, high quality, comprehensive and equitable health system, based on a human rights approach.
The Purpose of the School is to contribute to developing policy-makers and implementers who are knowledgeable and skilled in the principles and practice of Public Health, whose practice is based on research, influenced by informed and active communities, and implemented with a commitment to equity social justice and human dignity.
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