Human Nutrition
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Division of Human Nutrition

​​​​Education - Undergraduate

Community Nutrition


Head of Community Nutrition​:
Dr​ Lynette Daniels

Prof Lisanne Du Plessis
Ms Thembekile Dhlamini
 Mrs Ronel Beukes ​

The Community Nutrition team has expertise in the domains of Global -, Public Health and Community Nutrition. Collectively, these domains focus on interventions, policies and programmes aimed at sustainable improvements in the food and nutrition system preventing and managing nutrition-related diseases and promoting the nutritional wellbeing of communities, populations and people worldwide. First years are introduced to the module Becoming a Health Professional, followed by Nutrition in the Lifecyle in the second year, which provides a basis for Community Nutrition in the second, third and fourth years. Students are exposed to the primary health care setting from the second year onwards. ​