PROF JINABHAI UNPACKS THE NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE
The Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Faculty of Health Sciences hosted a Public Lecture under the Executive Dean’s Lecture Series. The lecture was delivered by the Faculty of Health Sciences Research Co – ordinator, Professor Champaklal Jinabhai on Wednesday, 13 March 2019 at DUT’s Indumiso Campus in Pietermaritzburg.
The lecture was titled: ‘Promoting and Protecting the Nation’s Health Through the National Health Insurance Programme’.
The Durban University of Technology (DUT) Department of Town and Regional Planning is hosting twenty Masters students and three staff (Dr Paula Meth Dr Philipp Horn and Dr Gabriel Silvestre) from the Department of Urban Studies and Planning University of the University of Sheffield, England, from 11 to 17 March 2019. Planning students from both universities are currently involved in a joint planning analysis project in Warwick Junction.
Kira Erwin, Senior Researcher at DUT’s Urban Futures Centre (UFC) gave a guest lecture to the students as part of the week’s events.
The Durban University of Technology in 2018 appointed, Interim Manager: Human Resource Business Partners and Resourcing, Blessing Qondile Zimu who is currently playing an instrumental role in enhancing the structures and processes of the Human Resources department at DUT.
She has more than 32 years experience in human resources which also includes being in the field as a social worker. She has spent over 15 years working in the human resources corporate services, and also has 15 years experience in human resources consultancy.
ICON HELD A DUT DIALOGUE ON RECENT CONFLICT THAT TOOK PLACE ON CAMPUS
A Durban University of Technology (DUT) Dialogue called: We are in this together: Responding to the Conflicts, was held at the Steve Biko Library, last Friday (8 March 2019).
Under the helm of Crispin Hemson, Director of the International Centre of Nonviolence (ICON), which has a close relationship with DUT, as there is a Memorandum of Agreement that commits both ICON and DUT to collaborative work to mainstream nonviolence into the curricula of DUT.