College of Health Sciences

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 graduate with a senior doctoral degree from the College of Health Sciences. A leading foetal specialist, Bhorat was part of a team of experts who conducted South Africa’s first pinhole...
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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 couples, where one partner is HIV positive and the other is not. The aim was to help the couples to navigate some of the challenges that they face on a...
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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 in his Discipline. ‘I never thought that this would come to pass,’ he said. ‘Everything is through the power of God.’ Thethwayo started wearing glasses at the age of seven...
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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

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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Latest News

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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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March 22, 2019

World First Longitudinal Study on Depression

UKZN academics and their peers from the United States and the United Kingdom undertook a study of the spatial structuring...
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March 22, 2019

FAIMER Fellowship for UKZN Academic

‘It feels great to be chosen by the Foundation for the Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER),’ said...
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March 14, 2019

FLAIR Fellowship for UKZN Researcher

Senior lecturer in the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences at UKZN, Dr Veron Ramsuran, has been awarded the...
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March 14, 2019

Usuke Enhluphekweni Waya Esikhundleni Sobuholi

Click here for English version UDkt Pamela Pillay usuka kude njengoba eseqokwe njengoMholi Wezemfundo Kwezokufunda Nokufundisa eSikoleni Sezifundo Zokuxilonga Imithi...
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March 14, 2019

Odokotela Abahlinzayo Besifazane Bangenisa Emkhakheni Ogcwele Abesilisa

Click here for English version Ngaphansi kobuholi benhloko entsha uDkt Rajhmum Madansein, uMnyango we-Cardiothoracic Surgery e-UKZN uguqula enye yamagumbi okuhlinza...
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March 8, 2019

TIBA Initiative Makes Inroads

Launched a year ago, the College of Health Sciences’ Tackling Infections to Benefit Africa (TIBA) Initiative has made great progress...
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March 8, 2019

School of Nursing and Public Health Inducts Masters and PhD Students

More than 30 new School of Nursing and Public Health Research Master's and PhD students attended an induction day aimed...
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March 8, 2019

Umcwaningi Osemusha Ubhekise Amabombo eCambridge University

Click here for English version Umcwaningi osemusha we-Multinational Lung Cancer Control Programme (i-MLCCP) Yasekolisi Yesayensi Yezempilo eNyuvesi yaKwaZulu-Natali, uNksz Sinenhlanhla Zondo, ubabele...
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