Community Engagement

NURSING

Nursing Students Showcase importance of HIV testing among Mental Health Care Users

A group of six Psychiatric nursing students - supported by Discipline of Nursing head Professor Gugu Mchunu and Lecturer Mrs Ann Jarvis - have produced a short HIV awareness film aimed at people in mental health care. The production of the film is a community engagement project fourth year students are required to do as part of their curriculum.


Community Engagement a Priority at UKZN

UKZN fourth-year psychiatric nursing students are involved in several community engagement projects aimed at assisting communities with health and social issues in and around Durban as part of their final-year curriculum. 

The King-Dinuzulu Group: have a project titled: HIV in Mental Health Care, which includes a short HIV awareness film aimed at people accessing mental health care services.

Chatsworth Community Project 2015 group: Workesd with Grade 8 learners from Montarena Secondary School, focusing on developing an increased sense of self-esteem and self-respect. 

The Phoenix community project 2015: Have a project titled: Together in Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The project aims to help provide adequate knowledge to parents about ADHD and create an understanding of the diagnoses.

Umbilo Community Profile 2015: Titled: Collaborating Together for the Future, the project examines ways in which the University community could work together with the Umbilo Community.


Nursing Students Empower Youth in Cato Crest

Second-year Nursing students give a talk to about 60 grade seven to grade nine learners from Mayville Primary and Mayville Secondary School at Cato Crest Library. The aim was to educate these learners about the consequences of teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, HIV and AIDS, intergenerational relationships, personal hygiene and various HIV prevention methods, with special emphasis on dual protection condom use. The students presented the programme as part of their community engagement. 

Nursing Students spend 67 Mandela minutes with children in need

Second year Nursing students and their facilitator, Mrs Silingene Ngcobo, visited the Women of Wentworth (WOW) organisation to assist in taking care of children at the centre as part of their 67 minutes for Mandela. WOW runs an aftercare programme which feeds children and helps with their homework.

Nursing Students at Addington Primary for educational fun day

Second-year Nursing students presented an educational fun day with the emphasis on life skills and personal hygiene for about 200 Grade 3 pupils at Addington Primary School  in Durban. A total of 27 student nurses hosted the event as part of their community intervention project.

Community Engagement a Priority at UKZN

UKZN fourth-year psychiatric nursing students are involved in several community engagement projects aimed at assisting communities with health and social issues in and around Durban as part of their final-year curriculum. 

The King-Dinuzulu Group: have a project titled: HIV in Mental Health Care, which includes a short HIV awareness film aimed at people accessing mental health care services.

Chatsworth Community Project 2015 group: Workesd with Grade 8 learners from Montarena Secondary School, focusing on developing an increased sense of self-esteem and self-respect. 

The Phoenix community project 2015: Have a project titled: Together in Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The project aims to help provide adequate knowledge to parents about ADHD and create an understanding of the diagnoses.

Umbilo Community Profile 2015: Titled: Collaborating Together for the Future, the project examines ways in which the University community could work together with the Umbilo Community.

Community Engagement a Priority at UKZN

UKZN fourth-year psychiatric nursing students are involved in several community engagement projects aimed at assisting communities with health and social issues in and around Durban as part of their final-year curriculum. 

The King-Dinuzulu Group: have a project titled: HIV in Mental Health Care, which includes a short HIV awareness film aimed at people accessing mental health care services.

Chatsworth Community Project 2015 group: Workesd with Grade 8 learners from Montarena Secondary School, focusing on developing an increased sense of self-esteem and self-respect. 

The Phoenix community project 2015: Have a project titled: Together in Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The project aims to help provide adequate knowledge to parents about ADHD and create an understanding of the diagnoses.

Umbilo Community Profile 2015: Titled: Collaborating Together for the Future, the project examines ways in which the University community could work together with the Umbilo Community.


Contact Webmaster | View the Promotion of Access to Information Act | View our Privacy Policy
© University of KwaZulu-Natal: All Rights Reserved