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Health Sciences

Improving the education of health professionals and services

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Health Sciences

The programmes that fall under health sciences aim to benefit research, train skilled health practitioners and advance health services for South Africa and Africa.

Current Projects

Increase in Training of Health Sciences Professionals

This project proposes an increase in the training of numbers for all Health Sciences Professionals (HSP). This is based on the optimization of the Clinical Training Platform (CTP) in the Ethekweni (Durban) and Pietermaritzburg complex, as well as the development of Decentralized Training Sites (DTS)...

Research Chair in Dental Health

Optimised health care delivery is a strategic goal of the College of Health Sciences. The Research Chair in Dental Health envisages training a range of oral and dental health professionals from the oral hygienists and dental therapists to dentists and dental specialists.  The Research Chair wil...

Community-based Training Primary Health Care Model (CBTPHCM) 5 Year Plan

The College of Health Sciences (CHS) is committed to promoting and training in primary health care principles. A Primary Health Care Curriculum (PHCC) intends to facilitate training of Health Care Professionals (HCP) in the community.  The CHS has also embarked on a programme to develop and sus...

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