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New Forensic Pathology Institute Facility is nearing completion
Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 10:15

The Western Cape Government Department of Health’s project to build the new Observatory Forensic Pathology Institute (OFPI) is 87% complete.

Observatory Forensic Pathology Institute nears completion
Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 10:15

The R281 million Observatory Forensic Pathology institute which will replace the Forensic Pathology services laboratory in salt River is expected to be complete during 2020.

The role of the forensic pathologist during a pandemic
Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 10:00

Frontline healthcare workers across the world are working around the clock to help save lives during the COVID-19 crisis, while those in the field of forensic pathology focus on the deceased.

CANSA Sprayathon
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 - 14:15

Fri, 13 March 2020 
Members of the Molecular Forensics Research Group stepped out of the academic environment and into a site of colours and smiles! As part of social outreach, they partook in a CANSA Sprayathon held at Kenwyn Primary School in Lansdowne. 

Managing human remains amid COVID-19
Thu, 11 Jun 2020 - 11:30

The death of someone from COVID-19, doesn't mean they can't still spread the disease.

Death to burial - Covid-19 risks
Tue, 09 Jun 2020 - 14:00

COVID-19 infection risks do not disappear immediately after the death of those who succumb to it. In death’s aftermath, the people closely involved with the body – families, carers, priests, hospital porters and undertakers – remain at risk.

St Cyprians school visit
Sat, 30 May 2020 - 15:15

Inspiring young women through science engagement in Biomedical Forensic Science laboratory

Forensic Day 2019
Sun, 05 May 2019 - 13:00
Forensic Day 2019 "A BASIC GUIDELINE IN FORENSIC PATHOLOGY AND SCIENCE" FOR GRADE 10, 11 and 12 LEARNERS
Toxicology Symposium 2019
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 - 13:00

DATE - Friday, 12 April 2019
TIME - 08:00 – 18:00
PLACE - Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town
FEES - R250 (Students) | R450 (Professionals)
TOPICS :
Post-Mortem Toxicology │ Analytical & Clinical Toxicology │ Drug Trends │ Drug-Facilitated Crimes │ Doping │ Innovations & Research in Toxicology │ Toxicology Case Studies

Forensic Day 2018
Thu, 24 May 2018 - 09:45
Forensic Day 2018 "A BASIC GUIDELINE IN FORENSIC PATHOLOGY AND SCIENCE" FOR GRADE 10, 11 and 12 LEARNERS
GHJRU MASTER CLASS
Thu, 28 Sep 2017 - 11:30

The First Ninety Days: Lessons Learned from the Integration of Protection Principles in The Delivery of Health Programmes in Bidi Bidi, Uganda, The World’s Largest Refugee Camp

What forensic pathology services are
Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 11:30

The Forensic Pathology Service (FPS) in the Western Cape was established in 2006 when the South African Police Service Mortuaries transferred to Western Cape Government Health and the Directorate Forensic Pathology Services was established within the Department of Health.

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