National Minister of Health visits the College of Health Sciences
2011/02/01 03:40:05 PM
From left: Vice-Chancellor of UKZN, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Head of College of Health Sciences, Professor Tahir Pillay and National Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi.
National Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi and KZN MEC for Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, met with diabetes experts in UKZN's College of Health Sciences and senior management on Monday 31 January to discuss the possible collaboration of a proposed Diabetic Foot Ulcer Project. Minister Motsoaledi chose UKZN scientists to analyze the efficacy of a new drug that would prevent further amputations of patients with severe foot ulcers due to diabetes.
Minister Motsoaledi congratulates newly appointed Dean of the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Professor Umesh Lalloo