Centre for the AIDS programme of research in south africa

CAPRISA was created in 2001 and formally established in 2002 under the NIH-funded Comprehensive International Program of Research on AIDS (CIPRA) by five partner institutions; University of KwaZulu-Natal, University of Cape Town, University of Western Cape, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, and Columbia University in New York. CAPRISA is a designated UNAIDS Collaborating Centre for HIV Prevention Research. The main goal of CAPRISA is to undertake globally relevant and locally responsive research that contributes to understanding HIV pathogenesis, prevention and epidemiology as well as the links between tuberculosis and AIDS care.
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LATEST RESEARCH FINDINGS

International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2014; 18(2):147-154.
31 Jan 2014 - Improved survival in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients receiving integrated tuberculosis and antiretroviral treatment in the SAPiT Trial.

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NEWS & EVENTS

In memory of our AIDS community colleagues
22 Jul 2014 - The CAPRISA team was shocked and saddened to hear of the loss of 6 colleagues involved in the strugg...

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UCT CONFERS HONORARY DEGREE ON LEADING HIV/AIDS SCIENTIST
12 Jun 2014 - UKZN Pro Vice-Chancellor of Research Professor Salim Abdool Karim was awarded an honorary degree in ...

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MEDIA RELEASE - New research on potent HIV antibodies opens up possibilities for HIV prevention and treatment
02 Mar 2014 - The discovery of how a KwaZulu-Natal woman’s body responded to her HIV infection by making potent an...

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Press conference: New HIV antibody research opens up possibilities for preventing and treating HIV infection
27 Feb 2014 - Accredited journalists are invited to attend a press conference to announce a new discovery on HIV i...

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