This is a largely academic but highly interdisciplinary group drawing from across the health sciences, planning, the CUO and the food security group that is concerned with the interface between built form and the burden of disease in greater Cape Town. The research cluster is pursuing a joint funding application with interested donors. Significantly, the group draws in non UCT academics from the Medical Research Council and the University of Stellenbosch.
Warren Smit February 4, 2019
What does obesity have to do with climate change? Quite a lot, according to an influential commission, which says the big food companies that make the junk food fuelling our expanding bodies are also destroying our environment — and need to be stopped. Humans have been getting steadily fatter over the past 30 years and […]