Welcome to the Department of Public Health Medicine
The Department of Public Health Medicine is part of the School of Nursing and Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal. The Department provides undergraduate and postgraduate students a population based perspective on health, healing and society. It draws on policy, management and measurement sciences and is closely linked to health systems and health services.

The Department provides public health education to undergraduate medical students, registrars in Public Health Medicine (MMED) and the Graduate Programme in Public Health (Post Graduate Diploma(PGDip) and Master of Public Health (MPH)), Masters of Medical Science (MMEDSci) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs for all health professionals.


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Focus on Ill Health Prevention says British Expert
This is the key question and resulting problem posed by the Director of the Institute of Health Equity in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College in London, Sir Michael Marmot, who spoke at UKZN.
First Year Medical Students Attend HIV and Me Course
The programme, part of the Becoming a Professional module and convened by the Discipline of Public Health Medicine, introduces a focus on building self-awareness , discovery and creativity, thus initiating a longitudinal learning pathway in educating future practitioners who are socially accountable, creative and adaptive in response to complex challenges.
UKZN Senior Lecturer at Harvard for 2 Years
The programme aims to provide clinicians and clinician-scientists with advanced training in conducting clinical research.
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Howard College Campus
King George V Avenue
Durban, 4041
South Africa

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