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

Prof Quarraisha Abdool Karim elected to the IOM
21 Oct 2014 - Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim, associate scientific director of CAPRISA, has been elected as a F...

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ASSAf Gold Medal awarded to Prof Quarraisha Abdool Karim
15 Oct 2014 - Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim Associate Scientific Director at Centre for the AIDS Programme of ...

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Eminent Scientist recognised for Exceptional Contribution to Science
02 Sep 2014 - Internationally recognised scientist and academic Professor Salim Abdool Karim will receive the Roya...

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A Tribute to Mervyn Susser
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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