10 December 2014
Volume: 2
Issue: 61
Dr Nnabuike Chibuoke Ngene.

UKZN Academics Devise New Diagnosis Model

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Two UKZN Lecturers have developed a new model - the NJ Model - to determine the most appropriate principal diagnosis for a patient with multiple principal diagnoses.

HIV Pathogenesis Programme laboratory members who were part of the work for the study.

Is HIV Losing its Bite?

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HIV’s grip on the world is weakening, say scientists from UKZN, the University of Oxford as well as leading institutions in the United States, Japan and Botswana, who collaborated on a scientific study.

The Graduation ceremony for the Capacity Building Training Programme on Indigenous Knowledge Systems Epistemologies and Research Methodologies.

Dependence on ‘Western knowledge’ Slated

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The importance placed on ‘Western knowledge’ was slated at a graduation ceremony in Durban for participants in the Capacity Building Training Programme on Indigenous Knowledge Systems Epistemologies and Research Methodologies.

Dr Sonill Maharaj and his doctoral student, Mr Jibril Mohammed Nuhu.

PhD Research Inspires Establishment of Gym for Diabetes Patients

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Two papers have been submitted for publication in leading international journals by Physiotherapy Lecturer and UKZN PhD candidate, Mr Jibril Mohammed Nuhu, who advocates physical activity for diabetes sufferers in Nigeria.

Chemical Pathology staff at King Edward VIII Hospital.

UKZN-NHLS Chemical Pathology Department Gets Recognition Certificate

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The UKZN-NHLS Chemical Pathology Department is among the national laboratories which received a Certificate of Recognition for Accreditation of Government Laboratories at a recent conference in Cape Town.

At UKZN’s 26th Annual Jazz Jol are bands CAB and Unlocked Keys headed by Mr Sibusiso Mashiloane.

UKZN Jazz Jol a Great Success

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UKZN’s Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM), recently hosted their 26th Annual Jazz Jol  in partnership with The French Institute in South Africa and Alliance Française de Durban and featuring bands CAB and Unlocked Keys.

Outgoing Durban Chamber of Commerce CEO, Mr Andrew Layman, with the UKZN Foundation Team.

Building Foundations with the Chamber of Commerce

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Toenadering, the Afrikaans word for “moving closer”, aptly captures the sentiment at a recent Muffin Morning, where the UKZN Foundation hosted Durban Chamber of Commerce’s outgoing CEO, Mr Andrew Layman.

Physics staff and students with visiting academics from London institutions, the Imperial College and Brunel University.

Quantum Dynamics Workshop held on Pietermaritzburg Campus

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A mini workshop on the topic of Quantum Dynamics and non-Hermitian Hamiltonians was held on UKZN’s Pietermaritzburg campus.

Professor Bice Martincigh, Dr Bernard Owaga and Professor Vincent Nyamori and the team behind the Great Magic Show.

School of Chemistry and Physics Magic Show Wows Audience!

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UKZN’s Three Magicians Show puts sparkle into learning and helps the less informed see the light!

Behlangene Bonke Lapha (Emuva) Usolwazi Mariam Adhikari; (Kusukela Ngakwesokunxele) Usolwazi Slotow, Unkz Shanti Ramkilowan, Usolwazi Gugu Mchunu, Mrs Thandiwe Ndebele Nosolwazi Busisiwe Ncama.

Uhlelo Lwezokubelethisa Luphothulwe Ngokuyimpumelelo

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Uhlelo lwase-UKZN olubizwa nge-Healthy Mother and Healthy Babies by Empowering Midwives Project seluphothuliwe ngokusho konguMqondisi wohlelo uNkz Thandi Ndebele.


Increased Condom and Contraception Use by HIV Positive Women in Rural KZN

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HIV positive women in the KwaHlabisa sub-district of KwaZulu-Natal are making increasing use of both contraceptives and condoms as they progress through the treatment cascade, according to research results.

School of Nursing and Public Health Staff with representatives from ICAP and CNO.

UKZN Signs Agreement to Improve Nursing in KZN

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UKZN’s School of Nursing and Public Health (SNPH) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with representatives from the International Centre for AIDS Care Treatment Programme (ICAP) and the Office of the Chief Nursing Officer.

Community Development students participate in a project that integrates Information Technology and participatory techniques in the teaching of project planning within the Discipline of Community Development.

Students Participate in Community Project on Teaching Project Planning

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A group of 12 undergraduate Community Development students, under the guidance and leadership of their Lecturer, Ms Phindile Shangase...

Lecturer Ms Jenny Pahl and Research Supervisor Ms Saira Karrim at the convention.

UKZN Research Presented at American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention

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A paper based on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) research conducted in UKZN’s Discipline of Speech-Language Pathology by undergraduate students and authored by lecturers in the Discipline, was presented at the 2014 American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention in Florida in the United States.

Colleagues and members of various church ministries at the Discipline of Clinical Anatomy’s Solemn Ceremony.

Clinical Anatomy Holds Annual Solemn Ceremony

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UKZN’s Discipline of Clinical Anatomy (DOCA) recently held its annual Solemn Ceremony, honouring the lives and families of 40 people who donated their bodies as cadavers to be used for the medical education of students.

Dr Arthi Ramkissoon (far left), and Mr Nick Meyerowitz of Norvo Construction (far right), on a tour of Addington Children’s Hospital with the UKZN Foundation team.

UKZN Visits Addington Children’s Hospital in Durban

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Soggy and blustery weather did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm of those who gave the UKZN Foundation team a tour of progress made in the multi-million rand upgrade to the Addington Children’s Hospital in Durban.

UKZN rugby coach Ryan Strudwick “oversees” his charges in the Garden of Hope.

UKZN Impi Back on Rugby Warpath

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s rugby side, the UKZN Impi, kicks off its 2015 Varsity Shield campaign with a televised fixture against the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town on Monday, 2 February.