Study Shows Improvement in South African Children’s Physical Activity

A study co-led by Professor Rowena Naidoo from UKZN’s Discipline of Biokinetics, Exercise and Leisure Sciences found that South African children’s overall physical activity has improved. The recently released Healthy Active Kids South Africa (HAKSA) 2022 report card indicates that it moved up to a B-grade, despite the global COVID-19 pandemic, placing the country well

Prioritise Your Eyes!

UKZN’s third-year Optometry students helped mark World Sight Day at an Eye Care Awareness event in KwaMashu, Durban. The students together with their lecturer Dr Zamadonda Xulu-Kasaba and representatives of the Phumlani Dube Foundation, USAWA, Essilor and other partners, conducted eye screenings at the KwaMashu Indoor Sports Centre. To honour the global theme, I Pledge

Professor Shenuka Singh’s Inaugural Lecture

‘I am glad to present this lecture in front of my mother who instilled in me the value of investing in life-long education.’ These were the words of UKZN’s Professor Shenuka Singh, Full Professor in the Discipline of Dentistry, at her inaugural lecture. Singh is also an appointed member of the National Health Research Ethics

Blind Cricket Makes History

In collaboration with UKZN, Blind Cricket South Africa (BCSA) hosted the T20 National Tournament for the first time. The main aim of the tournament was to select the national squad that will travel to India in December for the T20 Blind Cricket World Cup. Six to eight matches were played daily at different venues. The