College of Health Sciences

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 like home,’ says Mr Lunganathi Hose, who is currently doing his Physiotherapy community service at Madadeni Hospital in the town. Hose fell in love with the area when he did...
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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 first Decentralised Clinical Training (DCT) programme. ‘The students were well-behaved, respectful and very eager to learn,’ said Pharmacy Manager, Mr Nathi Mchunu. ‘We really wish we had more time with...
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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 Practice isithathwa njengesikhungo esibambisene ne-World Health Organization (WHO). USolwazi Poku uthe: ‘Akusiyo into encane lokhu okwenzekile, kanti i-UKZN inamava okweseka imisebenzi nezinhlelo kwe-WHO kuwo wonke amazinga.’ Isikhungo silawulwa uSolwazi kwezamaKhathakhatha,...
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Open Day 2019

Don't miss out on our 2019 Open Day. Ungaphuthelwa, nawe biza abanye.  
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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 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

s 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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May 6, 2019

Young Doctor Recounts Personal Struggle with TB

It was hell – a daily dose of it. This is how Dr Zolelwa Sifumba - who was diagnosed with...
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May 6, 2019

Usosayensi Ovelele wase-UKZN Ukhethelwe Enhlanganweni Ehlonishwayo

Click here for English version U-Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) wase-UKZN, uSolwazi Salim Abdool Karim, uqokelwe kwesokuba yi-Fellow yase-Royal Society in Britain– okuyisikhungo...
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April 9, 2019

Senior PhD A First for College of Health Sciences

Dr Ismail Bhorat, Honorary Clinical Fellow at UKZN and Head of Inkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital’s Foetal Unit is the first person to...
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April 9, 2019

UKZN Produces its First African Female Psychiatrist with a PhD

UKZN has produced its first African female Psychiatrist with a PhD. Dr Sibongile Mashaphu’s study tested a behavioral intervention among serodiscordant...
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April 9, 2019

Disability No Match for Top Student

Partially blind Physiotherapy graduate, Mr Meluleki Thethwayo’s dream came true when he was named one of the top three students...
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March 29, 2019

Ground-breaking Research Gets to the Root of Permanent Hair Loss Amongst African Women

Professor Ncoza Dlova, the Dean of UKZN’s School of Clinical Medicine and internationally renowned Dermatologist, through her global collaborative work...
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March 29, 2019

Ucwaningo Luthole Ukuthi Kunesidingo Sokwandisa Ukuphepha Ekubeletheni Ngomthungo e-Afrika

Click here for English version Imiphumela yocwaningo luqhakambise isidingo sokwandiswa kokuphepha ngesikhathi sokubeletha ngomthungo. U-Dkt David Bishop, oyi-Honorary Clinical Associate eMnyangweni...
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March 22, 2019

Antibiotics Changed the World: Mathibe

University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Discipline of Pharmaceutical Sciences academic, Rev Dr Lehlohonolo Mathibe, recently told KwaZulu-Natal Coastal Region’s South African Society...
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March 22, 2019

Audiology Students Commemorate World Hearing Day

Third-year Audiology students commemorated World Hearing Day at a Durban special school on World Hearing Day celebrated on 3 March...
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