23 April 2014
Volume: 2
Issue: 26
Professor Stephen Migiro (left) and Professor Cosmas Ambe.

UKZN’s MBA Programme Evaluated at GSB&L Round Table Discussion

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Is the MBA course keeping up with the needs of business?

Dr Yashik Singh.

Artificial Intelligence HIV Management Tool a First in Africa

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An HIV/AIDS management tool able to predict whether a patient is resistant to ARVs has been formulated by UKZN PhD graduate, Dr Yashik Singh.

Bee keeping is promoted at Msinga in an effort to promote food security.

The Answer Lies in the Soil

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UKZN’s Farmer Support Group (FSG) and the community around Msinga have hosted yet another successful event titled: “Sustainable Agriculture for Food Sovereignty”.

Nthikeng Mohlele.

UKZN Press Author Honoured Internationally

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UKZN Press is delighted to announce that one of its authors, Nthikeng Mohlele, was listed by Bloomsbury Publishing, Hay Festival and Rainbow Book Club among the 39 most promising authors under the age of 40 from sub-Saharan Africa and the diaspora.

From right: Ms Mpume Mahlangu, Ms Ntokozo Sithole, Ms Nombuso Goba, Mrs Nono Dhlomo, Ms Jackquiline Gumede and Ms Bupe Mwamba.

Students take Family Planning to the Community

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First year Nursing Management students in partnership with the eThekwini Health Unit hosted a Family Planning Awareness Day at Burlington Informal Settlement outside Durban hoping to attract people aged between 10 and 18.

Professor Francesco Petruccione, Ms Marion Takis and Dr Sahal Yacoob with with Protec Tongaat learners, who visited UKZN.

Youngsters Thrilled with Experiences at Fun Physics Day

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PROTEC Tongaat, a not-for-profit, learner-enhancement programme, recently brought a group of Grade 10 and 11 learners from a variety of schools to UKZN. The learners visited UKZN’s Science and Technology Education Centre (STEC), to enjoy Fun with Physics and also received career counselling by UKZN’s College of Health Sciences.

Abadala bezibusisa emtholampilo wezeBhayokhayinethikisi eUKZN.

Umtholampilo waseUKZN weBhayokhayithikisi ungundabamlonyeni kwabadala

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Umtholampilo weSikole Sezifundo ZezeMpilo weBhayokhayinethikisi uwundabamlonyeni kubantu asebegugile.

Professor Mershen Pillay.

CHS Welcomes New Associate Professor

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Professor Mershen Pillay has been appointed an Associate Professor at UKZN’s School of Health Sciences where he will support and collaborate with research entities within the School and continue building his own research portfolio.

Professor Peter Piot.

HIV/AIDS Infection Continues to Rise in Gay Communities Says Former UNAIDS Director

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The incidence of HIV/AIDS continues to rise in gay communities because of drug abuse, according to former UNAIDS Executive Director, Professor Peter Piot.

Professor Yousuf Vawda.

UKZN Academic Addresses Pan African Parliament on Access to Medicines

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Law academic Professor Yousuf Vawda focused on various issues during his address on advocacy measures to improve access to medicines in Africa at the policy roundtable meeting at the Pan African Parliament hosted by the African Union in Johannesburg.

From left: Dr Basil Kransdorff, Dr Siphiwe Mndaweni of the Department of Health and Professor Fanie Botha.

Good Nutrition Vital for TB and HIV/AIDS Patients

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The importance of a healthy diet for HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis (TB) infected patients was emphasised during a Public Lecture at UKZN by Dr Basil Kransdorff who recently received an honorary doctorate from the College of Health Sciences.