UKZN Paediatricians Win Share of Global Healthcare Innovation Award
A team from UKZN’s Department of Paediatrics and Child Health has been awarded US$370 000 (R4 million) for a low-cost toolkit that supports the provision of donor breast milk through human milk banks (HMBs) and breastfeeding support centres using a simple mobile phone app.
Ikomidi lezokukufundisa ezempilo kubafundisi balezifundo
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Ikolishi Lezempilo (CHS) Ihhovisi Lokufunda nokuFundisa ngaphansi kobuholi bukaSolwazi Sabiha Essack, lihehe intsha esemikhakheni ehlukahlukene nezifundiswa esezizoba ongoti zize emhlanganweni wokucobelelana ngolwazi...
Esteemed Biokineticist Appointed UKZN Lecturer
Dr Jeanne Grace has been appointed as a Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Biokinetics, Exercise and Leisure Sciences.
Investigating Alternative Treatment for Sugar Diabetes
Recent studies at UKZN’s Human Physiology Discipline have been geared towards developing and evaluating the potential of various anti-diabetic agents including insulin formulations, plant extracts and novel vanadium complexes.
College of Health Sciences Driving Primary Healthcare in KZN
Deputy Director General-Primary Healthcare in the National Department of Health, Ms Jeanette Hunter, has applauded UKZN’s College of Health Sciences (CHS) for its role in ensuring the University produces healthcare professionals “fit for purpose” in a primary healthcare model.
CCS Launches Fossil Free KZN and Hosts Seminar on COP21
The Centre for Civil Society (CCS) at the School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS) recently hosted two events around challenges and reactions to climate change crises and causes.
Research Spurs Inquiry into Long Term Side Effects of Antiretroviral Therapy
Doctoral research conducted by young Health Scientist, Ms Savania Nagiah of UKZN, has instigated an inquiry into the long term side effects of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) on HIV infected individuals.
UKZN Helping to Promote Durban as Gay and Lesbian Friendly
Promoting Durban as a gay and lesbian friendly tourism destination was the focus of discussions at the KwaZulu-Natal Gay and Lesbian Tourism Association’s (KZNGALTA) first Strategic Planning Workshop held at the UKZN School of Law.
Architecture Student Achieves Second Place in PPC Competition
Architecture student Mr Phelelani Mthembu was placed second in the PPC Imaginarium, a national architectural concrete competition sponsored by Portland Cement and Concrete (PPC). Mthembu won R15 000 for his design of a Historical Museum in Durban.
Strengthening Links with the Finance Sector
The Finance Discipline at the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance recently met representatives from the JSE Investment Challenge to discuss partnership opportunities which would benefit students.