ISFAP Beneficiaries Honoured in Award Ceremony

Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme (ISFAP) celebrated the achievements of graduates and undergraduates enrolled as beneficiaries in their programme at an award ceremony recently. ISFAP, which was established as an answer to the “Fees Must Fall” campaign, opened its doors to students who fall in “missing middle” category in 2016 by funding scarce skills degrees. The

Psychiatrist Obtains Discovery Foundation Grant to Strengthen Mental Health Services

Dr Peter Milligan, a specialist psychiatrist heading the Psychiatry Department at Ngwelezana Hospital, Empangeni, obtained the Discovery Foundation Rural Fellowship Awards in the Institutional category. This funding will allow capacity building and support of medical officers and other health workers to improve the quality of mental health services provided at the 16 district hospitals in

Gut Health the Subject of Webinar

The Gut Microbiome in Konzo was the title of a webinar held by the College of Health Science (CHS). The event investigated the role of the gut microbiome in modulating the development of Konzo (tied leg) which is an epidemic paralytic disease occurring among hunger-stricken rural populations in Africa where a diet is dominated by