IMadeADoctor – Theme of Fundraiser to Help Keep Medical Students in Class

UKZN’s Medical Campus Representative Council (MCRC) has launched a campaign to raise funds for students with historical debt to enable them to register this year. ‘Our main aim is to raise funds to help clear the debt of those students who are faced with financial exclusion,’ said MCRC Student Support Services Officer and co-head of

Nurses Need to be Sensitised to African Medicine – Traditional Healer

Early Diagnosis of Psychosis by Traditional Healers and their Partnerships with Psychiatrists at Townhill Hospital, was the title of a seminar presented on the Howard College campus by UKZN Masters Nursing graduate and traditional healer Mr Elliot Makhathini. Makhathini focused on the importance of culture competence and stressed that despite the shift from the biomedical

Project to Improve Asthma Control in African Children Launched

A study to improve the control of asthma in African children was launched at UKZN’s Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine. The Achieving Control of Asthma in Children in Africa (ACACIA) study, initiated by the Queen Mary University of London, is a R36 million initiative funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) in

Abafundi Bezobuhlengikazi Bagubhe iNyanga ye-Autism

Click here for English version Abafundi base-University of KwaZulu-Natal abenza unyaka wesine eMkhakheni wezobuHlengikazi bagubhe iNyanga ye-Autism kuMbasa(April) ngokubamba iqhaza emikhankasweni ehlukene ebihlelwe yi-Action in Autism, inhlangano engenzi nzuzo efundisa nge-autism, ifundise nezingane ezibanjwe yilokhu kugula. Laba bafundi babambe iqhaza ngokusiza abazali balezi zingane nasemtholampilo ohlolela lokhu kukhubazeka njalo emva kwezinyanga ezine. Abafundi bahlale nezingane

Huge Cash Injection for Lung Cancer Control

Phase two of the College of Health Sciences’ Multinational Lung Cancer Control Programme (MLCCP) led by Dr Themba Ginindza has received a R40 million grant from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation (BMSF). The project seeks to launch a proof-of-concept incubation for the Cancer Centre of Excellence and Research (CACER) concept by adding a clinical component to

Optimal Child Growth and Development Project Launched

Click here for isiZulu version In a bid to innovate the research agenda and create greater impact, UKZN’s African Health Saving Lives Research Flagship has launched the Optimal Child Growth and Development (OrCHID) project. The African Health Research Flagship, one of the four created by the University and formally launched in 2018, is led by