Study Contains Good News for TB Sufferers
'Results from my doctoral study could be of great benefit in the development of more effective therapeutic interventions for the treatment of tuberculosis (TB)', says PhD graduate Dr Kgothatso E Machaba.
Access to medicines in South Africa may be improved by strengthening the overall quality management for public and private sectors of health care and by including public opinion in policy development, a study conducted by UKZN PhD graduate Dr Velisha Perumal-Pillay has found.
The global burden of tuberculosis (TB) - one of the leading causes of death worldwide - has reached crisis proportions, says Pharmacology PhD graduate Dr Anushka Naidoo, a senior researcher at the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA).
The anatomy of the paranasal air sinuses (PAS) - one of the most complex and variable areas of the human body – was the subject of doctoral research by Dr Carmen Rennie who obtained a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Health Sciences.
An Iranian national Dr Zeynab Fakhar graduated from UKZN with a PhD in Pharmaceutical Chemistry following a computational mechanistic and modelling study, which provided a detailed insight into the functional and structural features of important mycobaterium tuberculosis (TB) targets.