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Mission
The Department of Nutrition is committed to developing quality Nutrition professionals through problem-based, interdisciplinary teaching and learning, underpinned by community engagement and research.

Vision
To be a leading provider of quality community-based, primary health care focused education for rural and regional development.

Research
The department is invloved in research in the following niche areas:

  • Maternal and child health
  • Indigenous foods
  • Food security and food safety
  • Micronutrients in health and diseases
  • BSC Nutrition – 4 years
  • BSC Honours Community Nutrition – 1 year
  • MSC Public Nutrition – 2 year

There are no publications available online at the moment.

The following is a list of staff members and their contact details in the Department of Public Health:

Designation Name Contact
Head

L.F. Mushaphi

Contact Numbers: 015 9628334
Email: lindelani.mushaphi@univen.ac.za

C. N. Nesamvuni

Contact Numbers: 015 962 8653
Email: cebisa@univen.ac.za

N. S. Mabapa

Contact Numbers: 015 962 8685
Email: Solomon.mabapa@univen.ac.za

M.L. Matsoai

TC Mandiwana

Contact number: +2715 962 8034
Email: tshifhiwa.mandiwana@univen.ac.za

HV Mbhatsani

Contact number: +2715 962 8034
Email: vanessa.mbhatsani@univen.ac.za