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

A Tribute to Mervyn Susser from CAPRISA (Invitation to Shiva for Mervyn- see details following the tribute)
15 Aug 2014 - It is with great sadness that I inform you that Dr Mervyn Susser, our dear friend and colleague, pas...

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AIDS 2014 Plenary "State of the Art: Epidemiology and Access"
11 Aug 2014 - Delivering the opening plenary at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne,

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The 9th International Workshop on HIV Transmission
06 Aug 2014 - The 9th International Workshop on HIV Transmission (25-26 October, Cape Town, South Africa)

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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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