Faculty of Community and Health Sciences

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Faculty of Community and Health Sciences


The Faculty of Community and Health Sciences (CHS) is committed to excellence in education and training, research and community service which promotes a progressive primary health care approach in an inter-professional manner.

Electronic theses and dissertations are available in the Electronic Theses and Dissertations Repository .


South African institutions top THE Africa rankings pilot

Times Higher Education creates a top 15 table for Africa’s academies ahead of the inaugural THE Africa Universities Summit on 30-31 July

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Recent Submissions

  • Prinsloo, Paul; Rowe, Michael (Universities South Africa, 2015)
    Learning with technology enables the collection of data on students at a level unprecedented in face-to-face tuition and paper-based academic administration. Universities see the advantage in tracking students’ engagement ...
  • Rowe, Michael (Wiley, 2016)
    In an increasingly connected world where solving complex problems is not possible by solitary experts, educators and learners need opportunities to develop ways of thinking that allow them to engage with the dynamic and ...
  • Chipps, Jennifer-Anne; Musabirema, Priscille; Brysiewics, Petra (Curationis, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: Having a newborn infant hospitalised in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is an unexpected and stressful event for a family. A number of potential stressors to which family members of patients in these ...
  • Zarowsky, Christina; Haddad, Slim; Nguyen, Vinh-Kim (Sage, 2013)
    This paper reviews approaches to vulnerability in public health, introducing a series of 10 papers addressing vulnerability in health in Africa. We understand vulnerability as simultaneously a condition and a process. ...
  • Achia, Thomas N.O.; Obayo, Eunice (AOSIS, 2013)
    BACKGROUND: A majority of women in Kenya do not know their HIV status and are therefore unable to take preventive measures or medication in order to prolong their lives. OBJECTIVES: This study investigates the key ...