Faculty of Health Sciences

Health Sciences at Wits A globally competitive Faculty that delivers on its mandate of excellence in a dynamic and enabling environment.
Health Sciences at Wits A globally competitive Faculty that delivers on its mandate of excellence in a dynamic and enabling environment.
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Academic Programmes

The Wits Faculty of Health Sciences, located in Johannesburg - the hub of the South African economy - offers a real-world training experience that prepares students for a future in the healthcare sector across the globe.

Research

Along with our associated entities and partners, we provide a vibrant environment within which some of the world's most cutting-edge research is undertaken. This include research in HIV/Aids, malaria, TB, health policy, drug-delivery, and Covid-19, among others.

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Wits Advanced Surgical Skills Lab

There is a critical shortage of expert medical specialists in South Africa, including surgeons. The new R22-million Wits Advanced Surgical Skills Lab will help to enhance the training of surgeons, across disciplines, in a state-of-the-art environment, with the best equipment available.

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Programme highlights