College of Health Sciences

UKZN Gynaecologist Secures Endoscopic Laboratory Sponsorship

Dr Suran Ramphal, a consultant and head of the Gynaecological Endoscopy Unit and the Urogynaecology and Pelvic Floor Unit at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital and the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, played a pivotal role in securing sponsorship of R4 million from Karl Storz Endoscopy towards the development of an...
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UKZN Academic re-admission applications for Semester 2 of 2020

Application for academic re-admission to UKZN in Semester 2 of 2020 will be considered, within Colleges, from individuals in the following categories, 1. Previously excluded candidates who have met their exclusion conditions, and are close to completion of their qualification, who need to register for outstanding second semester modules in...
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Helping Medical Experts become Robust Leaders

As doctors in the frontline of the fight against of COVID-19, Medical heads of departments at UKZN not only carry a heavy clinical load, manage their departments and continue to teach but are also expected to inspire and lead with compassion ensuring overburdened staff are kept motivated. With this in...
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UKZN helps Source Generous Donation of Masks for SA Medical Students

UKZN was among the Higher Education Institutions in South Africa which benefitted from a Solidarity Fund donation of hundreds of thousands of masks for final-year Medical students who recently returned to campuses to resume studies after the easing of the national lockdown restrictions. The fund was approached by the Dean...
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Two Gold Medals in Specialist Physician Examinations for UKZN Graduate

UKZN’s Dr Raeesa Bhorat, a senior Registrar in the Department of Internal Medicine based at King Edward VIII Hospital in Durban, has been awarded two gold medals for outstanding achievement in the Fellowship of the College of Physicians (FCP) examinations - a first for a candidate from UKZN. High achiever...
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Communities of Practice Address Online Teaching and Learning

The Teaching and Learning Committee in the College of Health Sciences (CHS) launched a series of communities of practice presentations. The first such webinar was held on 10 June 2020 to share and discuss best practice experience in online teaching and learning. The event, which attracted academics and professionals in...
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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 Message from the DVC

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.

For admission enquiries contact:

School of Health Sciences

 Ms Nokuthula Hlongwa:
 Tel: 031 260 7950
 e-Mail: hlongwan@ukzn.ac.za

 Ms Vanessa Chetty :
 Tel: 031 260 8833
 e-Mail: chettyv3@ukzn.ac.za 

School of Nursing

Mr Mlungisi Chili:
Tel: 031 260 2203
  e-Mail: chilim1@ukzn.ac.za

             

SCM(MBChB) & SLMMS

Ms Vasanthie Brijlal:
 Tel: 031 260 4563
 e-Mail: brijlalv@ukzn.ac.za

            

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Latest News

Check out our news section updated on a regular basis. 

September 11, 2020

UKZN Gynaecologist Secures Endoscopic Laboratory Sponsorship

Dr Suran Ramphal, a consultant and head of the Gynaecological Endoscopy Unit and the Urogynaecology and Pelvic Floor Unit at...
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August 18, 2020

UKZN Academic re-admission applications for Semester 2 of 2020

Application for academic re-admission to UKZN in Semester 2 of 2020 will be considered, within Colleges, from individuals in the...
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July 31, 2020

Helping Medical Experts become Robust Leaders

As doctors in the frontline of the fight against of COVID-19, Medical heads of departments at UKZN not only carry...
Read More
July 31, 2020

UKZN helps Source Generous Donation of Masks for SA Medical Students

UKZN was among the Higher Education Institutions in South Africa which benefitted from a Solidarity Fund donation of hundreds of...
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July 21, 2020

Two Gold Medals in Specialist Physician Examinations for UKZN Graduate

UKZN’s Dr Raeesa Bhorat, a senior Registrar in the Department of Internal Medicine based at King Edward VIII Hospital in...
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July 17, 2020

Medical Student at the Frontline of COVID-19

Click here for isiZulu version Final-year Medical student, Mr Kapil Narain, has served at the frontline of COVID-19 by conducting...
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July 17, 2020

UKZN Student aims to Improve Hospital-Based Cancer Surveillance System

Click here for isiZulu version Multinational Lung Cancer Control Programme (MLCCP) cancer Registrar in the Discipline of Public Health Medicine,...
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July 9, 2020

UKZN Secures COVID-19 Rapid Tester

The College of Health Sciences (CHS) at UKZN has secured an advanced instrument called the ILEX Genehecker (ultra-fast pcr) valued...
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July 2, 2020

UKZN Lecturer Honoured with Eugene Weinberg Medal Award

Development lecturer and PhD candidate in the Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health in the School of Clinical Medicine, Dr...
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June 29, 2020

UKZN Students Unite Against Racism

UKZN Medical students and colleagues at various academic institutions in South Africa (SA) have formed #MzansiUthuleleni – a movement to...
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June 29, 2020

Study Reveals Serious Health Consequences for those Living Near Waste Disposal Sites

A group of international scientists, including prominent UKZN researchers, have found that people living close to waste disposal sites suffer...
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June 29, 2020

Communities of Practice Address Online Teaching and Learning

The Teaching and Learning Committee in the College of Health Sciences (CHS) launched a series of communities of practice presentations....
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June 29, 2020

Top Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins UKZN

Respected orthopaedic surgeon, Dr Duduzile Sigodi, trained in foot and ankle surgery with a special interest in flatfoot deformity correction,...
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June 22, 2020

UKZN Academic a Finalist for Science Oscar

Click here for isiZulu version UKZN Occupational Therapy academic Professor Pragashnie Govender is a finalist in the National Science and...
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June 22, 2020

UKZN Student to Serve on COVID-19 International Steering Committee

Click here for isiZulu version Doctoral student in the School of Health Sciences, Mr Clement Agoni has been selected to...
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