Change the world

Unit for Continuing Education

Course Objective:

The course introduces a human health perspective to the process of EIA. Its purpose is to train health and social sciences professionals, government officials and industry health experts to participate in the EIA process.

Course Content:

  • Basics about health
  • Basics about environmental impact assessment (EIA)
  • Health indicators for use in EIA
  • EIA within a South African context
  • Principles for sustainable living
  • Traditional health and indigenous knowledge
  • Meeting the RDP objectives
  • EIA on an international level looking ahead

Target Participants:

  • Environmental health practitioners
  • Professional health nurses, Medical practitioners
  • Health sector NGO's, Socia welfare workers, Local government
  • Councillors, dealing with health and environmental issues
  • National and provincial government officials
  • Industry representatives responsible for health, safety and environment


  • R6000
  • Dates to be confirmed


Contact information
Ms Thembela Tsewu
Tel: 27 41 504 3523