College of Health Sciences

College of Health Sciences Hosts Delegation from Holland

A College of Health Sciences team led by UKZN Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Health Sciences, Professor Busisiwe Ncama, hosted a delegation from the Erasmus School of Public Health Policy and Management in Holland as part of a Memorandum of Understanding agreement recently signed by the two...
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Equipping Leaders with Key Skills

The School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences (LMMS) held a two-day Leadership and Emotional Intelligence Training workshop led by renowned coach and consultant, Mrs Mariane Vorster, on the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine campus. The College of Health Sciences has held several such workshops to help equip its...
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Project to Improve Asthma Control in African Children Launched

A study to improve the control of asthma in African children was launched at UKZN’s Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine. The Achieving Control of Asthma in Children in Africa (ACACIA) study, initiated by the Queen Mary University of London, is a R36 million initiative funded by the National Institute...
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Abafundi Bezobuhlengikazi Bagubhe iNyanga ye-Autism

Click here for English version Abafundi base-University of KwaZulu-Natal abenza unyaka wesine eMkhakheni wezobuHlengikazi bagubhe iNyanga ye-Autism kuMbasa(April) ngokubamba iqhaza emikhankasweni ehlukene ebihlelwe yi-Action in Autism, inhlangano engenzi nzuzo efundisa nge-autism, ifundise nezingane ezibanjwe yilokhu kugula. Laba bafundi babambe iqhaza ngokusiza abazali balezi zingane nasemtholampilo ohlolela lokhu kukhubazeka njalo emva...
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Huge Cash Injection for Lung Cancer Control

Phase two of the College of Health Sciences’ Multinational Lung Cancer Control Programme (MLCCP) led by Dr Themba Ginindza has received a R40 million grant from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation (BMSF). The project seeks to launch a proof-of-concept incubation for the Cancer Centre of Excellence and Research (CACER) concept by...
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Optimal Child Growth and Development Project Launched

Click here for isiZulu version In a bid to innovate the research agenda and create greater impact, UKZN’s African Health Saving Lives Research Flagship has launched the Optimal Child Growth and Development (OrCHID) project. The African Health Research Flagship, one of the four created by the University and formally launched...
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Prof. Busisiwe Ncama

Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of College

Contact Details

PA/Secretary: Mrs Mhlophe Sithole
Email: sitholem1@ukzn.ac.za
Telephone: +27 31 2602798
Email: ncamab@ukzn.ac.za
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Welcome to the College of Health Sciences and we are one of the four Colleges that form the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN).  Our College is devoted to global excellence by preparing professional health care providers/researchers.

Our college consists of four Schools namely:

 

The College of Health Sciences is a multi-professional institution spread across four of the five campuses of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Its excellent scholars function holistically, ethically and in a socially responsive manner within the African health care environment while actively engaging international collaboration and partnerships for education, research and service.

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June 4, 2019

College of Health Sciences Hosts Delegation from Holland

A College of Health Sciences team led by UKZN Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Health Sciences, Professor...
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June 4, 2019

Equipping Leaders with Key Skills

The School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences (LMMS) held a two-day Leadership and Emotional Intelligence Training workshop led by...
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June 4, 2019

Prevention of Strains and Sprains Focus of UKZN World Health and Safety Day

UKZN’s Occupational Health and Safety Department celebrated World Health and Safety Day by hosting an event to raise awareness about...
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June 4, 2019

Nursing Students Take Part in Spirit of Adventure Event

Second-year UKZN Bachelor of Nursing students took part in a Spirit of Adventure team building exercise with professional service staff...
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June 4, 2019

Ithimba Lase-UKZN Lishaye Into Ecokeme ngama-Open Days

Click here for English version INyuvesi yaKwaZulu-Natal (i-UKZN) ifinyelele ezinkumbini zabafundi baKwaZulu-Natali ngama-Open Dayophikweni lwaseMgungundlovu nolwase-Westville. Lo mcimbi omkhulu waminyaka...
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June 4, 2019

Project to Improve Asthma Control in African Children Launched

A study to improve the control of asthma in African children was launched at UKZN’s Nelson R Mandela School of...
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June 4, 2019

Abafundi Bezobuhlengikazi Bagubhe iNyanga ye-Autism

Click here for English version Abafundi base-University of KwaZulu-Natal abenza unyaka wesine eMkhakheni wezobuHlengikazi bagubhe iNyanga ye-Autism kuMbasa(April) ngokubamba iqhaza...
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June 4, 2019

Huge Cash Injection for Lung Cancer Control

Phase two of the College of Health Sciences’ Multinational Lung Cancer Control Programme (MLCCP) led by Dr Themba Ginindza has...
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May 22, 2019

Optimal Child Growth and Development Project Launched

Click here for isiZulu version In a bid to innovate the research agenda and create greater impact, UKZN’s African Health...
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May 6, 2019

Graduate Feels at “Home” while Doing Community Service

‘Newcastle is a fast-growing centre and I like the fact it doesn’t only remind me of home but also feels...
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May 6, 2019

Pharmacy Students Benefit from Clinical Training at Newcastle Hospital

Newcastle’s Madadeni Hospital Pharmacy staff were overjoyed to be given the opportunity of hosting UKZN final-year Pharmacy students doing their...
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May 6, 2019

Izinga le-WHO lesiKhungo Senqubo Yamakhathakhatha

Click here for English version Ibamba likaSekelashansela, uSolwazi Nana Poku, wesese ngokuzwa izindaba zokuthi i-Centre for Pharmaceutical Policy and Evidence-based...
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May 6, 2019

Latest Developments in AIDS Research Outlined at UKZN Seminar

Professor Tokameh Mahmoudi, an Associate Professor of Biochemistry at Erasmus MC in Rotterdam in The Netherlands, outlined the findings of...
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May 6, 2019

First-Year Students Introduced to Financial Aid Programme

The Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme (ISFAP) held a special event to welcome first-year students who recently obtained ISFAP grant...
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May 6, 2019

Orientation programme. College of Health Sciences’ Registrars Orientation a Success

The College of Health Sciences (CHS) held a successful Registrars Orientation event sponsored by Investec. The CHS held its first...
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