School of Nursing and Public Health

Study Reveals Benefits of Moringa Oleifera Leaf Supplementation for HIV Patients on Antiretroviral Therapy

PhD student in the Discipline of Public Health, Ms Aisha Gambo, and her supervisor Professor Nceba Gqaleni, have published a research article evaluating the effects of the Moringa oleifera leaf supplementation on the CD4 count, viral load and anthropometric of HIV positive adults on antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Nigeria. Published...
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UKZN PhD Graduate Launches Book of SA Stories and Poetry

Short Stories and Poetry by a South African is the title of a book authored by 2021 UKZN PhD in Public Health graduate Dr Sevani Singaram and published by Verity Publishers. Now available for sale through various outlets, the book has been described as ‘delightful and an entertaining read that contributes to...
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Students and Traditional Healer in Information Sharing Session

Click here for isiZulu version UKZN Nursing students took part in an information sharing session with well-known traditional healer Mr Maphelo Bongani Gumede of uMzimkhulu in KwaZulu-Natal on current mental health issues affecting South Africans. The event explored the views of Traditional Health Practitioners (THPs) in the area of mental...
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Welcome to The School of Nursing and Public Health

The School of Nursing and Public Health (SNPH) is one of four schools in the College of Health Sciences.  The SNPH is committed to excellence in its three-part mission of teaching, research and community engagement.

Undergraduate teaching contributions are to the Bachelor of Nursing and to the MBChB curriculum.  Postgraduate programmes are offered at postgraduate diploma, master and doctoral level, and range from clinical and nursing sciences, to population-based studies, occupational and environmental health sciences, health policy and health system studies, and traditional medicine.

Academics in the SNPH are active and highly productive researchers, with local, national and international collaborations.  The research conducted in the School has made substantive contributions to clinical practice and to health service provision.

The School consists of seven disciplines and two research centers.  Do click on the links below to learn more about the work of the School.

Disciplines in the School

Research Centers in the School


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