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 endoscopic laboratory in UKZN’s Department

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 order to, potentially, be Degree

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 mind, the College of Health

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 of Clinical Medicine at UKZN,

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 Bhorat took the top spot

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 the fraternity, was facilitated by