Discipline of Nursing

The discipline is recognised for its innovative educational programmes, its research activities, its extensive work in Africa, and its international network of scholars. There are five major focus areas of research within the School, viz. HIV/AIDS care; psycho-social rehabilitation; community health promotion; innovative teaching and learning; critical care and trauma management


The vision of the discipline is to establish itself as a centre of excellence in Nursing and Midwifery education in Africa and the rest of the World.


The discipline’s mission is to contribute to the development of Regional, National and International Communities of health professionals and scholars by extending the boundaries of knowledge through innovative research and education; transferring such knowledge into health care practice in a dynamic and diverse society.