Mr Mpilo Sbusiso Bhengu

KZN Supports Crazy Socks4Docs Campaign

UKZN Medical students supported the #CrazySocks4Docs (CS4D) campaign to show solidarity for all medical professionals and students living with depression and other mental challenges. As part of the campaign, Falke, the Ithemba Foundation and Cipla donated 12 000 pairs of high quality, highly visible socks to medical professionals and students around South Africa. The idea was

College of Health Sciences Hosts Screening of Township Documentary for Mandela Day

The College of Health Sciences, in association with the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) and the directors of the Township Yogi documentary film hosted a premier screening of the production for Mandela Day. The documentary was produced to raise awareness about the Township Yogi Project, which offers free yoga classes to people living in townships

UKZN representatives spreading love and Ubuntu at Ekuthuthukeni Special School on Mandela Day.

UKZN Spreads Mandela’s Love at Special School

UKZN’s College of Health Sciences, in partnership with the HIV Pathogenesis Programme (HPP) and the Information and Communication Services Division, spent 67 minutes with learners at the Ekuthuthukeni Special School in Umlazi on Mandela Day. Ekuthuthukeni is a public school for intellectually disabled children aged between six and 18. Conditions affecting the learners include autism,

Fourth-year Psychiatric Nursing students at Montarena Secondary with lecturer, Mrs MA Jarvis; student counsellor, Mrs W Thaver; and teacher, Mr S Moodley.

Nursing Students Reach Out to Learners

Fourth-year Psychiatric Nursing students at UKZN held a mini-seminar for Grade 9 to 12 learners at Montarena Secondary School in Chatsworth to equip learners with knowledge to improve their sense of self-efficacy and navigational skills in career pathing. The seminar was part of the students’ community mental health outreach programme and followed a survey they