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CERI & KRISP Talks: The ARTIST trial and the expanding role of Tenofovir/Lamivudine/Dolutegravir in ART programmes by Prof Graeme Meintjes

Talks - 2023-03-22

Prof Graeme Meintjes is the Second Chair and Deputy Head of Medicine at the University of Cape Town, and alsoholds the SARChIChair of Poverty-related Infections. He is presenting at CERI on the 22 March 2023 a talk entitled: The ARTIST trial and the expanding role of...

New grant for HIV prevention research in rural sub-saharan Africa

Nature Africa - 2023-03-15

The multi-institutional research would develop new strategies to combat HIV in vulnerable populations impacted by COVID-19.

SU awarded R40 million NIH grant to develop HIV-prevention strategies for rural communities

Stellenbosch University - 2023-03-08

New funding has been awarded for the development of HIV-prevention strategies in rural communities of sub-Saharan Africa. The five-year, $2.2 million research grant from the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), will be used to identify vulnerable groups at high risk of contracting the virus,...

Leading epidemiologist joins CERI as Director of Population Health Innovation Programme

Stellenbosch University - 2023-03-05

I am delighted and honoured to be back in South Africa working at Stellenbosch [University] and with CERI and the Department of Global Health. I love this continent and there is no place in the world I would rather be right now here is where I feel that I can make the biggest impact, Prof. Frank...

BBC Focus on Africa Special Podcast - African scientist reflects on Omicron discovery

BBC - 2023-03-04

As part of our special edition of Focus on Africa with guest editor, Professor Thuli Madonsela speak to Professor Tulio de Oliveira one of the South African scientists who helped identify the Omicron variant. He talks about the discrimination African scientists often face.