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Vision and Mission


To be a premier discipline in training and research in psychiatry and mental health.


In accordance with this vision, the Discipline of Psychiatry is committed to providing:

  • Effective and appropriate undergraduate and postgraduate education in psychiatry and mental health.
  • High quality, safe and accessible mental health care services to the population of KwaZulu-Natal.
  • Opportunities for research with special emphasis on psychiatric epidemiology, first-episode psychosis, cross-cultural issues in mental health, mental health care services development and the neuropsychiatric manifestations of HIV/AIDS.

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