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

Graduate Feels at “Home” while Doing Community Service

‘Newcastle is a fast-growing centre and I like the fact it doesn’t only remind me of home but also feels like home,’ says Mr Lunganathi Hose, who is currently doing his Physiotherapy community service at Madadeni Hospital in the town. Hose fell in love with the area when he did Decentralised Clinical Training (DCT) programme

Pharmacy Students Benefit from Clinical Training at Newcastle Hospital

Newcastle’s Madadeni Hospital Pharmacy staff were overjoyed to be given the opportunity of hosting UKZN final-year Pharmacy students doing their first Decentralised Clinical Training (DCT) programme. ‘The students were well-behaved, respectful and very eager to learn,’ said Pharmacy Manager, Mr Nathi Mchunu. ‘We really wish we had more time with them,’ said Pharmacist, Mrs Vereesha

Izinga le-WHO lesiKhungo Senqubo Yamakhathakhatha

Click here for English version Ibamba likaSekelashansela, uSolwazi Nana Poku, wesese ngokuzwa izindaba zokuthi i-Centre for Pharmaceutical Policy and Evidence-based Practice isithathwa njengesikhungo esibambisene ne-World Health Organization (WHO). USolwazi Poku uthe: ‘Akusiyo into encane lokhu okwenzekile, kanti i-UKZN inamava okweseka imisebenzi nezinhlelo kwe-WHO kuwo wonke amazinga.’ Isikhungo silawulwa uSolwazi kwezamaKhathakhatha, uSolwazi Fatima Suleman, ohlonishwa umhlaba

Latest Developments in AIDS Research Outlined at UKZN Seminar

Professor Tokameh Mahmoudi, an Associate Professor of Biochemistry at Erasmus MC in Rotterdam in The Netherlands, outlined the findings of some of the latest research being done in the fight against AIDS during a presentation at UKZN hosted by the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences. Mahmoudi is co-founder of the Erasmus MC HIV

First-Year Students Introduced to Financial Aid Programme

The Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme (ISFAP) held a special event to welcome first-year students who recently obtained ISFAP grant in the College of Health Sciences (CHS) at UKZN. ISFAP was established as a funding model to cater for the Higher Education needs and costs of South Africa’s “poor” and “middle-class” students. The event took

Orientation programme. College of Health Sciences’ Registrars Orientation a Success

The College of Health Sciences (CHS) held a successful Registrars Orientation event sponsored by Investec. The CHS held its first orientation for registrars (MMED students) on 8 March 2019. The event brought together key role-players that included the Department of Health (DoH) and UKZN’s Student Support Services. The 2019 UKZN registrar intake comprises 100 registrars from

Young Doctor Recounts Personal Struggle with TB

It was hell – a daily dose of it. This is how Dr Zolelwa Sifumba – who was diagnosed with Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis Lymphadenitis (MDR TB) – described her struggle with the disease during a keynote address at UKZN to commemorate World TB Day. The event was organised by the UKZN branch of the South