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 of Occupational Health Nurses (SASOHN) at Umkhumbane Community Hall in Chesterville, Durban, that antibiotics have done wonders for the medical world. ‘Antibiotics have changed the world,’ he said. ‘Infectious diseases (that) used to kill many

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 annually. Accompanied by their lecturers, the students presented to the staff of RP Moodley Special School in Clare Estate. The school is for children with special needs. The students conducted a variety of presentations on

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 of depression on a national scale in South Africa. This longitudinal study, a world first, was recently published in the prestigious scientific journal Nature Scientific Reports. Titled, Spatial Structure of Depression in South Africa: A longitudinal

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 UKZN’s Professor Mergan Naidoo after he received the FAIMER scholarship. Every year, approximately 20 candidates are chosen from the international community for this fellowship. Naidoo is the only recipient from South Africa and one of

Open Day 2019

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