Faculty of Health Sciences


  • The Faculty's research is informed by essential national health priorities. 
  • The Faculty Research niche areas include: 
    • Human Nutrition
    • Medicinal Plants
    • Chronic Diseases
    • HIV/Aids
    • Health Systems 
    • Medical Education. 
  • Currently, WSU is conducting flagship programmes in collaboration with the South African Medical Research Council: 
    • TB Pericarditis Project
    • MRC HVTN
    • HIV Vaccine Trials Project
    • Research Development Programme
    • MRC/ NIH/ John Hopkins University Collaboration
    • NCD/HIV/Aesophageal Cancer/Medicine Plants Project.