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Psychiatry Lecturer Awarded Atlantic Fellowship for Equity in Brain Health

June 17, 2021
Psychiatry lecturer at UKZN’s School of Clinical Medicine Dr Khanyo Ngcobo has been awarded the Atlantic Fellowship for Equity in...
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Junior Doctors Receive the Bongani Mayosi Medical Students’ Academic Awards

June 17, 2021
UKZN’s Dr Zama Dlamini is the winner and Dr Sphindile Tini the runner-up in the inaugural Bongani Mayosi Medical Students’...
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UKZN Academic and Scientist Elected Vice-Chair of Adult and Child Lung Health Section

June 17, 2021
Paediatric pulmonologist, researcher and Head of the Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health at UKZN Professor Refiloe Masekela has been...
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Dean of Medicine Honoured with the Maria Duran Medal 2020

May 13, 2021
Professor Ncoza Dlova, the Dean and Head of the School of Clinical Medicine at UKZN, is the recipient of the...
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UKZN Medical Alumnus Appointed SANDF Surgeon General

May 13, 2021
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the new leadership of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) on 14 April. The University...
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Webinar Addresses Burnout among Healthcare Workers during COVID-19

March 29, 2021
Studies show that 40% of South African healthcare workers across the spectrum have suffered from burnout due to the COVID-19...
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UKZN Hosts Webinar on Ivermectin Debate

March 16, 2021
What the Ivermectin Debate has revealed to us in a Time of Pandemic, was the title of a webinar facilitated...
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UKZN Medical Student Appointed President of SAMSA

March 16, 2021
Miss Tivana Chellan, a fifth-year Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery student at the UKZN Medical School in Durban, has been...
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UKZN Supports the Global Call for Hearing Health

March 16, 2021
UKZN’s Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Department commemorated World Hearing Day on 3 March under the hashtag #WHD_SouthAfrica. The day...
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Alumnus Donates Textbooks to Medical Students

March 16, 2021
Specialist Family Medicine doctor and UKZN alumnus, Dr Tin Myint from Stanger Hospital generously donated boxes of textbooks to Medical...
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Living Life Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

October 12, 2020
- By Professor Nombulelo Magula Fear, stigma and poverty remain the fiercest enemies in our fight against COVID-19. Yet, when...
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23 Newly-Qualified Nephrologists in KZN thanks to UKZN Training

October 12, 2020
A medical team led by UKZN’s Professor Alain Assounga has trained 23 Nephrologists using a College of Medicine syllabus and...
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UKZN Launches Intern Mentorship Programme

October 1, 2020
UKZN’s School of Clinical Medicine launched an Intern Mentorship Programme in partnership with Investec on 16 September through a webinar...
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Cuban-Trained Medical Students join UKZN for Clinical Training

October 1, 2020
Eighty-five Medical students who underwent five years of training in Cuba have been welcomed back “home” at UKZN. The College...
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UKZN Medical Student Honoured by Mail & Guardian

October 1, 2020
Sixth-year Medical student, Mr Kapil Narain is among the 200 Young South Africans honoured by the Mail & Guardian newspaper....
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