College of Health Sciences

Fourth-Year Nursing Students Engage Radio Listeners on Dementia

Fourth-year Nursing students; Ms Slindile Madela and Mr Bonginhlanhla Ngubane recently spoke to the Izwilomzansi community radio station about dementia in the context of human rights. Madela and Ngubane are currently doing their Psychiatric Nursing module and were interviewed by radio host Sindi Shezi on the “Senza Kwenzeke” Show, with...
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KRISP Cautions about Intellectual Property when Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Understanding Intellectual Property (IP) allows people and businesses to harness creations of the human mind and realise their economic potential through commercialisation. It is important to know what constitutes intellectual property, who owns the intellectual property and what protection and advantages are afforded to intellectual property owners. This was the...
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Obstetrics and Gynaecology Head Awarded Prestigious Prize for Clinical Research Publication

Head of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department in the College of Health Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Professor Motshedisi Sebitloane has recently been honored by the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics (IJGO) and awarded the John J. Sciarra IJGO Prize Paper Award for 2017. IJGO is the official journal of the...
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Obengumsizi Wasekhaya Wesikhashana Uthole Iziqu Zobudokotela

Click here for the English version Ngesikhathi engumfundi, uPamela Sithole ubenza izifundo zakhe eNyuvesi yaKwaZulu-Natal eSikoleni Sezifundo Zokwelapha i-Nelson R Mandela futhi esebenza njengomsizi wasekhaya. Ukusebenza kwakhe kanzima kube nomphumela omuhle ngenkathi ephothula iziqu zakhe ngokuphuma phambili emkhakheni Wesayensi Yezesikhumba. ‘Bengihlale ngisebenza kanzima kodwa bengingakholwa ukuthi ngiphume phambili. Ngiyaziqhenya ngokuphumelela...
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UKZN hosts Successful Open Day for Learners

Prospective students, keen to pursue a degree at UKZN, attended the 2018 Undergraduate Information Open Day held at the Westville and Pietermaritzburg campuses recently. The learners, some accompanied by parents and others by their teachers, were eager to find out more about programmes offered at the University. Representatives from the...
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ISikole Sezifundo Zokwelapha e-UKZN sithole Igunya Eligcwele Lokuqhubeka Nokwethula Izifundo Eminye Iminyaka Emihlanu Ezayo

Click here for English version I-Health Professions Council of South Africa (i-HPCSA) isanda kuhlola uhlelo lwezifundo zokwelapha lwase-UKZN yase ilugunyaza ngokugcwele iminyaka emihlanu ezayo. IKolishi Lezifundo Zezempilo (i-CHS) lithokoze kakhulu ngenxa yokunconywa uMkhandlu ngohlelo lwabo oluphambili lwezokwelapha kanye nohlelokufunda, futhi baphinde bancoma nezinhlaka zabo ezinhle kakhulu, uhlelo lokulekelela abafundi, uhlelo...
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Prof. Busisiwe Ncama

Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of College

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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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May 30, 2018

Nurses Do it for the Nurses

UKZN’s Nursing Discipline celebrated International Nurses Day (IND) by hosting an event themed Nurses also have a Right to Health....
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May 30, 2018

Fourth-Year Nursing Students Engage Radio Listeners on Dementia

Fourth-year Nursing students; Ms Slindile Madela and Mr Bonginhlanhla Ngubane recently spoke to the Izwilomzansi community radio station about dementia...
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May 30, 2018

KRISP Cautions about Intellectual Property when Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Understanding Intellectual Property (IP) allows people and businesses to harness creations of the human mind and realise their economic potential...
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May 30, 2018

Obstetrics and Gynaecology Head Awarded Prestigious Prize for Clinical Research Publication

Head of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department in the College of Health Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Professor Motshedisi...
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May 30, 2018

Obengumsizi Wasekhaya Wesikhashana Uthole Iziqu Zobudokotela

Click here for the English version Ngesikhathi engumfundi, uPamela Sithole ubenza izifundo zakhe eNyuvesi yaKwaZulu-Natal eSikoleni Sezifundo Zokwelapha i-Nelson R...
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May 30, 2018

UKZN hosts Successful Open Day for Learners

Prospective students, keen to pursue a degree at UKZN, attended the 2018 Undergraduate Information Open Day held at the Westville...
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May 30, 2018

ISikole Sezifundo Zokwelapha e-UKZN sithole Igunya Eligcwele Lokuqhubeka Nokwethula Izifundo Eminye Iminyaka Emihlanu Ezayo

Click here for English version I-Health Professions Council of South Africa (i-HPCSA) isanda kuhlola uhlelo lwezifundo zokwelapha lwase-UKZN yase ilugunyaza...
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April 24, 2018

Nephrologists Graduate with PhDs and Join Elite Group

Dr Nomandla Madala and Dr Kwazi Celani Ndlovu have graduated with Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Medicine, joining an elite...
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April 24, 2018

Medical Graduates Receive Prestigious Eucerin Award

UKZN’s Department of Dermatology in the School of Clinical Medicine recently awarded seven top performing Dermatology final-year Medical students with...
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April 24, 2018

Inheritance Patterns in Drug Usage Researched for Degree

Dr Duyilemi Chris Ajonijebu was always determined to venture out beyond teaching into the challenging field of research and proof...
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April 24, 2018

Against the Odds – Refugee Student Obtains PhD

He came, he saw, he studied hard and overcame. Things were not easy for Dr Ngomu “Akeem” Akilimali – among...
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April 24, 2018

Neuroscientist Hopes to Counter Awareness Barriers Around Mental Disorders

PhD graduate of Philosophy in Human Physiology, Dr Khayelihle Brian Makhathini, plans to establish an awareness programme that will educate...
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April 24, 2018

Medical Doctor Graduates Despite Severe Brain Damage

Dr Nkosinathi Shongwe, who survived a fatal motor vehicle accident, which claimed the life of his friend and colleague, Mr...
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April 24, 2018

Four Medical Biochemist Researchers Awarded Doctorates

The Discipline of Medical Biochemistry at UKZN’s College of Health Sciences celebrated achievements of four Medical Biochemist Scientists who were...
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April 24, 2018

Top Medical Student Graduates Cum Laude and Bags Academic Honours

Dean’s Commendations in each of her six years of study, Certificates of Merit in five of six final year subjects,...
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